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Custom Tasks for SAS Enterprise Guide Using Microsoft .NET by Chris Hemedinger

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Debug with Microsoft Visual Studio

The Professional editions of Visual Studio include a powerful debugger that you can use to stop at breakpoints and to examine the state of your custom task code while it is running. The debugger enables you to peek at your task's methods, properties, and variables, and to walk you through your code one step at a time to watch the effect of your .NET language statements.

Debugging Basics: Some Definitions

Before learning the techniques for debugging a custom task, it's important to understand a few basic debugging terms. Here are some terms that you need to know:

.NET assembly (DLL file)

The .NET assembly, also known as a DLL file, is the file that contains your compiled code. It's usually the only file that ...

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