Tag Archives: debugging

Fixing “Stuck” Downloads in the Comixology Windows App

The Comixology Windows app is an unfortunate disaster. What started off as a nice offline reader for the Comixology library has suffered from lack of any new features (like simple organization of owned content), and worse, serious regressions in functionality. … Continue reading

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Better Workaround for AppFabric Cache’s Tracing Hatred

As a follow up from my last post, here’s a simple extension method to forcibly restore the default trace listener every time you invoke an AppFabric Caching Administration Management cmdlet. It’s not the prettiest code, but it’s functional:

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AppFabric DataCacheServerLogManager Hates Your Trace.WriteLines

I like to fill my test code with TONS of logging. I log damn near everything because I hate it when the team has to waste time answering, “Can you get me a repro?” when we can just peruse the … Continue reading

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FusLogVw and ILDasm to the Rescue

I spent a bunch of time helping out one of my devs yesterday with a problem that arose from an absolutely trivial change. Isn’t that how all debugging sessions start? “It was a simple change, I don’t understand why these … Continue reading

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Born to Test?

There are those random times where you find a bug and think, “Damn, I was born to test!” The other day I found a bug where this was the case – quite literally… At Mimeo.com, we have a set of … Continue reading

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Visual Studio 2012: Can’t Debug Tests When Code Coverage is Enabled

We ran into a nasty problem yesterday at work where we couldn’t reliably debug into code when debugging a test in Visual Studio 2012. Breakpoints weren’t getting hit, lines were jumping around as if the code was optimized, all around … Continue reading

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