After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Turn on page tracing.
Insert custom trace messages in the page trace.
Turn tracing on for an entire application.
Manage custom error pages.
Manage exceptions in your applications.
Even with all the software architecture methodologies and development practices available these days, software development is still very much a craft. Software libraries such as ASP.NET and Windows Forms go a long way toward making development more standardized and predictable (good things in software practice). However, inevitably there are times when you need to figure out what's wrong with an application that decides to behave differently from how you expect it to act.
This chapter covers ...