Sep 29
2010

Why You Set up a Local Symbol Store

In my last post, I gave you instructions for setting up a local symbol store in order to start to build up a “debugging environment.” What I didn’t tell you was why you were doing that. In this video blog entry, I’m going to explain and demonstrate why we loaded the Windows symbol files into…

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Sep 23
2010

Building a Debugging Environment

I spend more hours debugging than developing. I know that I shouldn’t. It’s a bad habit, but it happens. Still, the most important thing in debugging is making sure that your development environment is set up to also be used as a debugging environment. One of the most important factors in successful debugging is knowing…

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