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LLVM Has Documented the PDB Format, Complete with PDB to YAML Conversion

by Jonathan Allen Follow 188 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017

LLVM can now generate PDB files, allowing the use of Windows debugging tools. In addition, they have documented the format and created tooling for analyzing with and generating PDB files from YAML.

Architecture & Design Follow 774 Followers

Five Ways to Not Mess Up Microservices in Production

by Mark Little Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 19, 2016

Alex Zhitnitsky of Takipi has written about five ways to try to improve the chances of successful deployed of microservices into production. As we will see, they share many similarities with other independent efforts, perhaps leading us to agreement on top areas of concern, if not ways of solving these problems.

.NET Follow 126 Followers

Microsoft Open Sources PDB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 188 Followers on  Feb 12, 2016 2

PDB or Program DataBase is a central component of the Windows ecosystem. Whether you write code in C++ or .NET, without a PDB file even basic tasks such as stepping through code becomes impossible. And yet, the PDB format is largely a black box. At least until now.

Java Follow 421 Followers

Artfully Benchmarking Java 8 Streams and Lambdas

by Monica Beckwith Follow 189 Followers on  Dec 10, 2015 4

Benchmarking and comparing Java 8 functional-style programming with the imperative-style can be tricky at times. Takipi blogs' recent posting shows us how.

Mobile Follow 65 Followers

Android Studio 2.0 Introduces Hot Code Swapping

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 24, 2015 1

Android Studio 2.0 has hit the canary channel, and the focus of the improvements in this release is to make the development as streamlined as possible, including hot code swapping, faster builds, faster emulator, GPU Profiler and Debugger, and running multiple types of tests in the same time.

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Microsoft Makes Samples and Documentation Public for Concord, Visual Studio Debug Engine

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 2 Followers on  Oct 07, 2015

Visual Studio debug engine documentation is now available online, along with two samples. This debug engine, codenamed Concord, is Visual Studio's new debug engine that originally shipped in Visual Studio 2012.

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Facebook Stetho: Debugging Any Android App with Chrome DevTools

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 23, 2015

Facebook has open sourced Stetho, an Android debugging bridge enabling developers to debug their apps using Chrome DevTools.

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IntelliJ IDEA 14 Arrives

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 06, 2014 1

JetBrains released IntelliJ IDEA 14 a month ahead of schedule. This release introduces a wealth of innovative features, including a new decompiler, debugger improvements, editor enhancements, support for Android Wear/TV, and support for many JavaScript frameworks.

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Introducing Rodney Viana’s WinDbg Extension for .NET Debugging

by Jonathan Allen Follow 188 Followers on  Nov 08, 2013

When a .NET application fails in production the developer is often left with just a memory dump. Since Visual Studio cannot handle dumps, you have to instead look at a tool called WinDbg. Though powerful, these can be difficult to use so developers occasionally create their own extensions. Once such developer is Rodney Viana, who has just released netext 1.6.1 as an open source project.

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PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio with Editor, Debugger Extensions and Project System Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 25, 2013

PowerShell Tools for Visual Studio has been released with features such as syntax highlighting, IntelliSense, code folding, function navigation, script Output in addition to support for breakpoint, locals, stack frame and project system.

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Visualize JavaScript Code Flow with TraceGL

by Zef Hemel Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 23, 2013

Rik Arends has released TraceGL, a new tool to debug JavaScript application using trace debugging. In order to make it easier to debug complex browser and Node.js-based applications, the tool captures, visualizes and lets the user navigate execution traces while the application is running.

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Improved JavaScript development in Visual Studio 11

by David Cooksey Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 08, 2012 1

Microsoft intends to make JavaScript development easier in Visual Studio 11 by significantly enhancing Intellisense, debugging support, editor functionality, and more.

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Google Dart Roundup: Dartium Binaries Available, I/O Libraries, Book and Docs

by Werner Schuster Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 15, 2012 1

The first binaries of Dartium, Chrome with a built-in Dart VM, are now available for download. Dartium has the beginnings of debugging support in Dev Tools. Meanwhile, a lot of documentation resources have become available both from Google and outside.

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Debugger Canvas 1.1 Adds Easy On/Off, Improved Navigation

by Jenni Konrad Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 03, 2012

Debugger Canvas, the tool that introduced 'Code Bubbles' to the Visual Studio Ultimate debugger, debuted last summer. Debugger Canvas 1.1 launches with new features including an easy on/off switch that can be used while debugging, and the ability to view multiple threads at once.

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Chronon 2.0 Offers Post Execution Logging

by Kostis Kapelonis Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 12, 2011 5

Chronon Systems has recently released version 2 of their recording JVM debugger which allows for post execution logging.

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