Debugging tip

Sometime when you’re debugging your application you run into a situation where you get funky behaviour.

You might do something like Javier mentioned in his recent blog post on Xojo’s blog :

Dim ASource() As Integer = Array(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8)
Dim ATarget() As Integer
ATarget = ASource

And, as he noted, you cant figure out why when you change one array you also appear to alter the other.… Read the rest

If you ever need to crash

No. Not at my place 😛

Sometimes you NEED to test your app and whatever remediation you have put in place and need a reliable way to make your app crash

Here it is

Dim p As ptr
p.Byte(0) = 123

Those two lines. Insert them anywhere you might put normal code and book your app will crash.… Read the rest