DoStackSnapshot Tidbit #1: Exception Filters

Believe it or not, my last (rather large) post on stack walking actually left out several miscellaneous details about using DoStackSnapshot.  I’ll be posting those details separately.  We’ll start off with some light reading on exception filters.  No deadlocks this time, I promise. For those of you diehard C# fans, you might be unaware of…

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Profiler stack walking: Basics and beyond

Introduction This article is targeted toward profiler authors, and anyone interested in building a profiler to examine managed applications.   I will describe how you can program your profiler to walk managed stacks in version 2.0 of the Common Language Runtime.  I’ll try to keep the mood light and zany, as one might expect given the…

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Who’s the guy with the nifty haircut?

Howdy!  I’m David Broman, and I’ve been a developer on the Common Language Runtime for about a year, focusing on the Profiling API with Jonathan Keljo, Rico Mariani, and many others. Before the CLR, I worked in various MSN groups, including the MSN Newsletters system.  (Sign up for your free email newsletters now!), and the…

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