One reason why I haven’t been writing books

Charles Petzold’s latest post on books as long format tutorials vs. reference material hits the nail on the head. In a nut shell, there are a lot of books out there, and people are relying on them less and less as search engines become the dominant way to find information. It’s pretty hard to pour massive…

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VS debugger running slowly? Check your breakpoints!

If you’re finding that the VS debugging seems to get slower and slower (especially when you first crank up a process), one thing to look for is unresolved breakpoints. That is, breakpoints that the debugger can’t set just yet, as the module/assembly hasn’t loaded yet. In my particular scenario, I had several dozen breakpoints from…

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