First Chance .NET Exception Handling

I saw this article posted on Reddit’s programming feed*, which talks about a Visual Studio debugging technique for getting first crack at exceptions, before any upstream handlers run. The Debug->Exceptions dialog can be used to set the debugger to break before any exception handlers fire for a particular exception. This is useful not only for …

Using GPPG and GPLEX with Visual Studio

Here’s a quick note on a problem I ran into awhile back. I was using the GPPG and GPLEX parser tools as part of a Visual Studio project – the input files for these tools generate C# source files which are then compiled into the project. However, I noticed a problem with the recommended project …

Anaheim Arsenal: 2006-2009

The Arsenal recently finished out their season with an epic 12-game losing streak. As it turns out, this will be their final season — the team announced that the franchise was being transferred to another organization, which will relocate the team to Springfield, MA for next season. I am, naturally, pretty disappointed, although the move …