Why is my app so much slower under the debugger?

Even when I switch to “Release builds”?  We recently got a connect bug on this so I thought I’d share my thoughts. In the debugger, we always try to minimize the impact we introduce on the debuggee, but there is always some work that we do in a synchronous way.  We alway deal with breakpoints,…

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Computer Science and Software Engineering

This is an opinion piece, and my opinion at that, not of my employer.  I was watching a debate on one of the internal support email lists for debugger related things last year when an interesting event occured.  There is currently a limitation in the Windows OS that prevents ModuleLoad events being sent after ~500 of…

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Last year’s VSTS 2010 CTP – Feedback still needed!

Last year’s CTP of VSTS 2010 was one of the major milestones on the road to shipping what we think will be a great release.  There’s a lot of value, and much of it previewed in the CTP, but I’ve been feeling like we didn’t get a huge amount of community feedback to help us…

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