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The Cost of Bugs

Software defects and bugs cost $60 billion a year in the US. Check out this infographic to get a few other statistics on the impact of defects in your applications.

Writing a More Robust Debugger Visualizer in WPF

In this new installment, you'll discover how to write an even more robust version of a debugger visualizer using WIndows Presentation Foundation (WPF). You'll learn how to visualize additional data types as well as how to change the value of variables.

Writing a Debugger Visualizer in WPF: Part 1

There are lots of good examples of creating a debugger visualizer for Visual Studio, but one thing that this is common is that all of them are written using Windows form. It is, however, possible to make a debugger visualizer in WPF, and thus display data in a much more sophisticated way using modern technology.

New Features in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0

Learn about several features relevant to developers in Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0, such as parallel programming, XSLT debugging, new ASP.NET features, and new VB.NET and C# features that include the Chart control, XSD Designer, Lambda Expressions, and optional parameters.

Improving Visual C++ Debugging with Better Data Display

Code is run in a debugger for two main reasons: examining the branches of code that are being executed, and examining data values to determine why the code is behaving in a certain manner. Inspecting data values can be significantly improved by customizing the debug information. See how that can be done in the Visual C++ debugger.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.

P/Invoke Refresher

It might be older technology, but P/Invoke is still useful today. Learn how to leverage it to your advantage.

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