Debugging your USB Windows Store app with TraceView

Authored by Philip Ries [MSFT] Last week, at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference-2013, a new Windows Runtime API (Windows.Devices.Usb) was unveiled for Windows 8.1 Preview. Windows Store apps can now use the new API to communicate with USB devices. For more information, see this video. In this post, I’ll provide some instructions that you might…

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How to include and view WPP trace messages in a driver’s public PDB files

Authored by Eliyas Yakub [MSFT] and Robert Zhao [MSFT] Most Microsoft-provided drivers, included in Windows, enable WPP tracing for debugging purposes. It’s easier to debug when there are trace messages available. The source binary contains trace messages, however to parse them in a readable form, you need formatting instructions. Those instructions are included in the associated…

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