Retail code debugging

Retail code debugging is one of those necessary evils. It’s difficult, but the only way to completely avoid it is to not have retail code, which unfortunately usually requires you to avoid having any customers. Anyway, I figured I would give a brief tour of what you can trust and what you can’t trust while…

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Whidbey Debugger pseudo-register – $user

Today I wanted to talk about my strangest contribution to the Whidbey debugger is a new pseudo-register — $user. What is $user? First, I guess I should define what a pseudo-register is. Pseudo-registers are fake variables that can be evaluated in any of the watch windows.  The native debugger has had these forever. For instance,…

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