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Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework (Core Reference) by Mark Sutton, Rory MacLoed, Robert Burbidge, Stephen Wheelwright, Andy Wigley

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Using the Debugger

The .NET Compact Framework debugger is a powerful tool for fixing problems in application programs. Specifically, you can use the debugger to

  • Set breakpoints in programs on a line or a program condition.

  • Single-step the application or run it to another breakpoint.

  • Examine the values of expressions and modify the contents of variables.

  • Alter the execution sequence of your program.

Debugging an Example Application

To illustrate the debugger, the example application shown in Figure 5-1 will be used. Quadratic Equation Solver is a simple Pocket PC application that solves quadratic equations.

Quadratic Equation Solver application.

Figure 5-1. Quadratic Equation Solver application. ...

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