Maximizing everyday debugging

Given the frequency of debugging, any refinement to these tools can pay immediate dividends. VS2015 brings the popular Edit and Continue feature into the 21st century by supporting a 64-bit code. Added to that is the new ability to see the return value of functions in your debugger. The addition of these features combine to make debugging code easier, allowing to solve problems faster.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you can use VS2015 Community or one of the premium editions. Be sure to run your choice on a machine using a 64-bit edition of Windows, as that is what we will be demonstrating in the recipe.

Tip

Don't worry, you can still use Edit and Continue with 32-bit C# and Visual Basic code.

How to do it…

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