deeptanshuv's WebLog

Five card stud, nothing wild, and the sky's the limit

Aug 7 was my last working day at Microsoft. I am on vacation now and will officially end my...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 08/08/2006

End of an era for Tech humor columnists

I have been reading several websites' coverage of Bill Gates' announcement to step down from the...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 06/16/2006

Code Center Premium integration into Visual Studio

Microsoft provides source access to some customers via its Code Center Premium (CCP) program. Not...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 06/13/2006

64-bit and Visual Studio 2005

We keep receiving questions about Visual Studio 2005's support for 64-bit. Here is a set of factoids...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 04/11/2006

Quality Milestone, Marriage, Star Trek and Pilchuck

It has been a while since I blogged. One reason is that not much is going on. Of course, at...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 02/23/2006

Interop followup : handling C2065 errors building C++ Exe

Hi! A customer emailed me with the feedback that my sample code with C++ Exe calling C# Dll does not...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 12/28/2005

Debugger Chat Thursday Dec 15

Hi! The Debugger team is having a Chat this Thursday (Dec 15) from 1:00 to 2:00 Pacific Time. If you...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 12/13/2005

Visual Studio 2003 stops downloading symbols from the Microsoft public symbol server

Hi! Recently, downloading symbols for microsoft shipped binaries using the Microsoft symbol server...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 10/10/2005

Source checksums and breakpoints

In VS 2003 & earlier breakpoints were bound based only on file name, so if the project system...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 07/24/2005

How to call C++ code from Managed, and vice versa (Interop)

Interop - calling native (C++) code from managed (C#, VB, J#, MC++) and vice versa - can be very...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 06/26/2005

How to write a custom visualizer

Many people have used and liked the new visualizers in Whidbey. They really are a powerful data...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 03/21/2005

The Last of the Ferrari Guys...

Daniel Spalding, our Dev Lead in the VC++ linker team, retired last friday after 18 yrs at...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 03/02/2005

App Week followup

Scott & I finished our "Inline Version Control" add-in for the app week, and I think for a...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 02/12/2005

App Week

One bloggable event happening right now is that we in the C# PU are once again planning an App Week....

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 01/13/2005

2005!

One of my goals for this year has been to post regular blogs. The problem I keep running into is...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 01/13/2005

Asp .Net debugging in XP SP2

A person emailed me requesting me to blog step by step instructions on how to get Asp .Net working...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 11/18/2004

The case of Turkish İ & Turkish I

As one of the Internationalization representatives, it is my responsibility to make sure that our...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 09/04/2004

Performance reviews take time...

Oh boy, I wanted to fix some automation bugs today, but could not as I had to update my...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 08/26/2004

Imaginative hiring techniques...

So I get this email from a guy on the Windows security team, they are looking for more people and...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 08/20/2004

Getting Remote Debugging working on Windows SP2

The security hardening in SP2 affects remote debugging since the firewall blocks machine to machine...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 08/17/2004

Beta out!

Finally, after some pretty exciting last minute drama with the CD's, the VS 2005 Beta is released! I...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 06/29/2004

Debugger Usage

The newsgroups give us a good idea of which debugger features are causing the most problems for our...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 01/26/2004

Introduction

Hi! I am Deeptanshu Verma, I am a QA in the debugger team, also involved with Internationalization...

Author: deeptanshuv Date: 01/26/2004