Debug Analyzer: Bringing back the dead!

date January 29, 2011 04:13 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
Debugging memory dumps are also known as Post-mortem debugging and the reason for this is simple. Memory dumps are just a snapshot of the process memory (in case of usermode dumps) and not live at the time of debugging thus the term 'post-mortem'. While working on Debug Analyzer.NET I was hunting f... [More]

Scenario: How to find logged-in users with ASP.NET forms based authentication

date January 21, 2011 03:52 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
Lets talk about a scenario here and take a look at manual way to find what we need with windbg + sos.We will then see how we can automate this using Debug Analyzer.NET Analysis. For learning pleasure and reuse, attached code snippet can be saved in snippets folder and used with Instant Analyzer feat... [More]

How Visualizer works?

date January 21, 2011 01:13 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
Rich visualization capability with couple of lines of code [More]

Video Tutorial

date January 2, 2011 04:13 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
Video screencasts to showcase different features. [More]

How Learn Mode Works?

date January 2, 2011 03:13 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
One of the core idea behind Debug Analyzer.NET is to aid in learning Debugging and also about the issues it detects. Learn mode is a way for the analysis results to provide articles or other resource links which would help in understanding the issue better and also get guidance on how to avoid such... [More]

How Instant Analyzer works?

date January 2, 2011 02:13 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
Instant Analyzer is more like SQL Query Analyzer, you write your analysis and hit F5 ("Compile & Execute") and it shows the results in the window below.You can also save and load snippets, which are saved and kept under the 'snippets' folder. The 2nd icon for loading and 3rd icon for s... [More]

Hello World Analysis Plug

date January 2, 2011 01:31 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
A lot of work was done to keep simplicity and zero learning curve for writing Analysis Plugs. Steps to create a Hello World Plug mentioned below Using Visual Studio or Visual Studio Express create a 'Class Library' project Add reference to Debug.Analyzer.API Inherit the Class from AnalysisPlu... [More]

How to Run Analysis?

date January 1, 2011 02:13 by author Sukesh Ashok Kumar
One of the core features of Debug Analyzer.NET is to run Analysis on the memory dumps and provide a friendly report to show you the details in dumps, issues detected and recommendations for resolving those issues. This is accomplished by using a modular approach using Analysis Plugs. The Analysis Pl... [More]