The Visual Studio Feedback tool

  Sometimes when you use Visual Studio, or any application on a computer, there’s a notable pause when you try to do something. For example, trying to access a file on a network share somewhere, perhaps on a slow connection, the application will seem to be unresponsive for a few seconds. Sometimes, it’s not clear…

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Compiling code at runtime and MVP program is 20

This month marks the 20th anniversary of the Microsoft MVP program, so MVPs were in the news. Apparently I had a lot to do with the founding of the program J Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Most_Valuable_Professional Microsoft News: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/features/2013/feb13/02-21MVP.aspx Microsoft MSDN blog: MVP Award 20 Year Anniversary I was contemplating a few ways to distribute some code snippets…

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Windows Error Reporting and the Appdomain.UnhandledException Event

Sometimes applications fail. If you are the author and it fails on your machine, typically you fire up the code in a debugger, figure out the issue, fix it, and rebuild the code. If the applications is out in the wild, perhaps with millions of users, it gets much more complicated. Yet, the goal is…

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