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Visual Studio 2013 Debugging

Visual Studio 2013 Debugging

Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level

Visual Studio 2013 is a powerful development environment, and a large part of that power comes from its debugging capabilities. Software debugging is a fact of life, but Visual Studio and its various tools make the process a bit easier. In this course, you'll learn about software debugging in Visual Studio 2013, beginning with an introduction to Visual Studio, a discussion on its debugging capabilities, and various methods for debugging with Visual Studio. You will also learn about debugging environments of Visual Studio 2013, as well as how to generate and work with dumps.

Target Audience
Entry-level and experienced software developers


Expected Duration (hours)

Lesson Objectives

Visual Studio 2013 Debugging

  • start the course
  • use the Visual Studio 2013 Debug menu
  • recognize new features of Visual Studio 2013 debugging
  • recognize Visual Studio debugging environments
  • use Visual Studio 2013 debugger tips
  • recognize the debugger
  • recognize breakpoints
  • use breakpoint tips
  • recognize stepping through code
  • recognize the code map
  • recognize data visualizers
  • work with breakpoints
  • run the debugger
  • recognize code stepping
  • use the code map
  • use data visualizers
  • use IntelliTrace
  • install Windows debugging environments
  • install the NuGet Package Manager
  • recognize what MDbg can do
  • recognize MDbg features
  • install MDbg
  • launch MDbg
  • create dumps with Task Manager
  • create dumps with Visual Studio
  • recognize and install ProcDump
  • work with ProcDump
  • load and review dumps
  • understand concepts in debugging an application using Visual Studio 2013
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    Expertise Level