[Debugging] Application high memory usage on Windows 8.1

Recently had a customer who was complaining about high memory usage on Windows 8.1. The application consumed about 140 MB on a Windows 8.1 OS as compared to a meager 3 to 4 MB on a Windows 7 or 8 machine. Hmm interesting. Being experienced in troubleshooting for sometime now this smelled to me like […]
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Project Conversion Bug in VS2008

Are you having trouble with VS2008 after conversion from VS2005 to VS2008? Most common complaints are that the executable is way to slow when compared to it’s counterpart generated with VS2005. The reason for this is given in this MSDN forum thread have a look… http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vcgeneral/thread/fb32033b-7bad-439b-a94c-943a17f0cbb2 The essence of this thread is given below (quote […]
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Visual studio shortcuts that I use

Some useful shortcuts for development in different versions of visual studio for VC++… Ctrl + Alt + L – Solution explorer Alt + Enter – Properties window Works even on open files in the IDE. Lists the properties of files like full path etc. If in resource editor then it shows properties of controls Ctrl […]
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