Running Platform Builder 6 on Vista

There are a lot of people that afraid to switch of Vista because they are afraid that their stuff will not work. Well truth be told, I’ve been running Vista+VS2005_SP1+PB6 since March of this year and haven’t had any major problems. The only two problems I had was: 1. If the device doesn’t have Vista compatible driver…

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Improving the Cat Parade (Part 3)

I was recently running hopper on a device that supported screen rotation and I realized that my test coverage was completely missing the rotation scenario.  The device would switch between portrait and landscape mode if the user took a specific action, but Hopper is automated and limited to standard key presses, so it would never…

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Where did Callstacks go from the Hopper logs?

If you upgraded from an older version of Hopper to a more recent one, you probably noticed that the callstacks are gone from the Hopper logs. We made them optional for two reasons: 1. Printing out callstacks slowed down the run significantly 2. They did not provide a lot of value, because the callstacks were…

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