Debugging and Profiling in VS2015 Article on simple-talk.com

If you are interested in the new debugging and profiling features that came with Visual Studio 2015, check out my article on www.simple-talk.com: https://www.simple-talk.com/dotnet/visual-studio/debugging-and-profiling-in-visual-studio-2015/ Simple talk is the “technical journal and community hub from Redgate”. I urge you to check it out if you are interested either in Sql Server, .NET, Azure or all of […]

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DDC2015 WPF Troubleshooting in VS2015 Session

Today I delivered a session on Troubleshooting of WPF applications using the in-the-box tools of VS2015. The slides can be found here: ManuelMeyer DDC2015 WPF Troubleshooting mit VS2015 After defining the terms “debugging” and “profiling”, I showed new but non-WPF debugging features available in Visual Studio such as PerfTips, 64bit Edit & Continue, Watch Window […]

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Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Design Templates

Did you know that there are design templates that can be used to create mockups of Windows Universal Apps? https://dev.windows.com/en-us/design/assets In addition to the templates for PowerPoint and Adobe Illustrator the now provide Adobe Photoshop Templates as well. Check out this link for details on the new Photoshop templates: http://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2015/10/23/windows-10-uwp-app-templates-for-adobe-photoshop/ On a side note, check […]

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.NET Power Tip 5: Examining .NET Callstacks on Running Application with Sysinternals Process Explorer

This blog post shows how you can use Sysinternals Process Explorer to examine .NET Processes at runtime without installing any software on the machine: Look at managed call stacks Get performance info for CPU and GPU Check .NET performance counters Unlock Files See what assemblies are loaded and from where Find out the CLR version […]

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AzureAdventures: Cannot Create Mobile Service Error 500

When you try to create an azure mobile service, based on an existing Azure database, you could get the following error message: The following mobile service was not created: ‘asdfasdfasdfasdf’. Error 500 And in the details: {"message":"Please try again. If the problem persists, contact support.","ErrorMessage":"Please try again. If the problem persists, contact support.", "httpStatusCode":"InternalServerError", "operationTrackingId":"","stackTrace":null,"Padding":null} […]

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.NET Power Tip 4: Playing with Format Strings

  Many developers heavily underestimate the power of the format string. This post shows a couple of examples that can greatly facilitate a coders daily life. Don’t know what a format string is, look here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.string.format(v=vs.110).aspx Another  great resource with some more advanced ideas: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kathykam/archive/2006/03/29/564426.aspx Remember that there are multiple ways how a format string […]

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VS2015 New Debugging and Performance Features (German)

I wrote an article for the August 2015 edition of Windows Developer Magazin that introduces the new debugging features in Visual Studio 2015. I has recently been published online for everybody to read. If you are interested in debugging in VS2015, go check it out (note: it is written in German): https://entwickler.de/online/windev/visual-studio-2015-wpf-xaml-debuggen-168386.html The article presents […]

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