Monthly Archives: December 2010

‘Frames below may be incorrect’, or: Stack Walking Requires Symbols

Here’s the symptom – you stop and inspect a stack: Note the message at the second line: Frames below may be incorrect and/or missing. No symbols loaded for XXXXX.dll. Chances are you read it once years ago and ignored it … Continue reading

Posted in Debugging, Visual Studio | 5 Comments

Every Time You Try to Micro-Reuse Code, God Kills a Kitten.

– where by ‘macro-reuse’ I mean reusing objects or libraries (which is good), and by ‘micro-reuse’ I mean seeing a class that has some overlap with your needs and saying ‘hey, let’s derive from that and just override these two … Continue reading

Posted in Design | 2 Comments