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A look at service startup issues

I was discussing various ways to do a live debug of a strange issue with one of my colleagues and...

Author: parthas Date: 08/30/2007

Debugging 64-bit applications using Visual Studio 2005

A short note on this issue that I came across recently. Let’s say we are trying to debug a...

Author: parthas Date: 04/26/2007

Troubleshooting Stack Overflow Exceptions

It’s been a while since I had updated this blog and thought would discuss in general regarding the...

Author: parthas Date: 04/19/2007

Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1

The much awaited service pack for Visual Studio 2005 is out! It can be downloaded from this link....

Author: parthas Date: 12/15/2006

Application crash on replacing sscanf() with sscanf_s()

Here is the typical scenario. You have upgraded your code which uses sscanf() from one of the...

Author: parthas Date: 12/05/2006

Creating Program Alias

This is one feature that I use extensively and it helps me a lot in quickly firing up the tools that...

Author: parthas Date: 10/04/2006

Debug a process which is attached to another Debugger

For any process, we can attach only one debugger at a time. We might hit upon a need to attach more...

Author: parthas Date: 10/03/2006

Redistributing Visual C++ Libraries

While deploying an application developed on VS 2005, we will have to make sure that the target...

Author: parthas Date: 09/13/2006

A closer look at Hello World developed using VS 2005

Okay now that I had spoken about the Hello World program, let's take a closer look at one of the...

Author: parthas Date: 09/12/2006

Hello World

How else do I start this blog, other than doing it the programmer's way? To all the non-programmers...

Author: parthas Date: 09/12/2006