Debugger Canvas on Channel9

Hi everyone, Robert Green from Channel9 asked me to do a Debugger Canvas video for Channel9 last week and it went live today.  Check it out!


Code Canvas vs. Code Bubbles vs. Debugger Canvas

You may have seen my previous comparison of Code Canvas vs. Diagrams/Visualizations, but sometimes people also ask me “What is the relationship between Code Canvas and Debugger Canvas?”, or “Is Debugger Canvas the same as Code Bubbles?”.  Here are my personal thoughts on some of the high-level differences between the three: Code Canvas: Shows source…


Debugger Canvas 1.1 is Released!

Hi everyone, we are pleased to announce the release of Debugger Canvas version 1.1. This version includes a number of bug fixes, new features, and improves performance. Some of the new features are: – Easily turn Debugger Canvas on or off, even in the middle of a debug session. – Quickly navigate up and down…


Debugger Canvas Available for Download!

I’m pleased to announce that Debugger Canvas is available for download on DevLabs!  Debugger Canvas is a Power Tool for Visual Studio 2010 SP1 that pulls together the code you’re exploring onto a single pan-and-zoom display. As you hit breakpoints or step into code, Debugger Canvas shows just the methods that you’re debugging, with call…


Introducing Debugger Canvas

Over the past several months I’ve been working on a new Power Tool for Visual Studio with Andrew Bragdon and Brown University.  The purpose of the power tool is to get feedback from users (that means you!) about using a Code Bubbles like experience for debugging through code inside Visual Studio.  The Power Tool will…