.NET-BroadcastEventWindow causing BOOTUP_EXCEPTION_COMPLUS during application shutdown

This is one of the interesting scenario in which an unmanaged application built with Non-Microsoft technology was crashing during application shutdown with BOOTUP_EXCEPTION_COMPLUS exception (c0020001). This unmanaged application happened to be using unmanaged dll (built with Microsoft compiler) which in turn used IJW (a.k.a. C++ Interop) to interact with windows forms and create some ActiveX…

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A chalktalk on .NET troubleshooting at Vitual Tech Days

This was my yet another venture with Microsoft Evangelism team. I was invited as the Speaker on .NET troubleshooting in the chalktalk session where developers all across logged in to the live meeting and threw a lot of questions on me. The DPE team recorded all the sessions during the event and they are available for…

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The developer’s toolkit for .NET: Part II: Cold Startup time

2. Application slow to load: Scenario: “Our application takes too long to load for the first time. It exhibits the same behavior once in a while…”   To go ahead and analyze this scenario, we need to understand as to what happens when the application is loaded. Let me give a quick recap on that:…

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The developer’s toolkit for .NET: Part I : FileNotFoundException

Recently I had been to couple of places on behalf of Microsoft DPE (Developer & Platform Evangelism) group as part of their new initiative Innovation Day to talk about The developer’s toolkit for .NET. It was an exciting experience and it was little surprising to know how much this territory is unexplored. So I decided to…

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