Managed code debugging tip: Make object ID

When debugging native code, it’s easy to keep track of objects by their addresses. But, with managed code, you don’t really have this option. This can make it hard to tell keep track of objects. But, when debugging in Visual Studio (at least 2005), you can right click an object and select “Make Object ID”….

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Visual Studio keyboard shortcuts

The Visual Studio Hacks site has a good list of navigation shortcuts here. If you haven’t read the Visual Studio Hacks book, it’s worth getting. One thing I didn’t see mentioned there is using the find field to open files. If you have a project with lots of files, it can take some time to…

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