WinDbg Preview FAQ

We’ve had a ton of comments on our last blog post and social media, so here’s some of the top questions we’ve been seeing. We’ll be expanding this as more questions are asked and we have better answers. The store is saying the app is unavailable? Please comment in the comments below with your location…

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New WinDbg available in preview!

We are excited to announce a preview version of a brand new WinDbg. We’ve updated WinDbg to have more modern visuals, faster windows, a full-fledged scripting experience, built with the easily extensible debugger data model front and center. I’ll start this by saying that WinDbg Preview is using the same underlying engine as WinDbg today,…

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Script Debugging Walkthrough

As I mentioned in my last post, the latest preview SDK has integrated support for debugging JavaScript scripts which were loaded from console through the .scriptload command. For this walkthrough, I’m going to use this formatting to indicate commands you should run, and this formatting to indicate the output you should see. The output will…

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Debugger Updates in the 16225 SDK Preview

Hey Everyone! We’ve got a few updates for you in the 16225 SDK Preview, let’s jump right in to the details! Thread Description in Minidumps The Windows 10 Creators updated added a SetThreadDescription API, WPA has support for showing the descriptions, but WinDbg didn’t have support initially. We’ve added support for including the thread descriptions…

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IntelliSense for debugger JavaScript APIs

Hi Everyone! Just a quick update this time. We’ve seen more people posting about JavaScript extensions and scripts and we love hearing about what you’re doing with them and seeing people embrace NatVis, ‘dx’, and LINQ. One of the things you’ve been asking us about is getting IntelliSense when writing their scripts. We’ve pulled together…

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Determining process architecture with JavaScript and LINQ

It’s been a while since my last post about our JavaScript scripting and extensibility support and we’ve loved seeing what some of you are doing with it. I wanted to do a post on JavaScript and how it could be used in a simple scenario, and I stumbled on this StackOverflow question the other day…

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