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    June 13, 2013
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    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8

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  • 5 stars

    "Finally found a product I yearned for years!"

    April 11, 2012   |   By tigrene

    Version: WinGDB 2.2


    - Can debug for CygWin through Visual Studio! Won't ever need to spend days porting software just be able to use that debugger interface.
    - Great support; useful, friendly and fast replies.


    Setting up the project (and registration as well) is straightforward, but not click-of-a-button (e.g., need to fill out some directory names); a few small catches that a careful reader will avoid.

    But once you set it up, you can forget it's there, and just use Visual Studio.


    My main testbed is Linux, but I like developing (and, most importantly, debugging) in Visual Studio. I spent hours and hours porting projects to make them dual-platform before I could develop - and I still think that it paid off.

    I've looked for something like this some years ago, and was very disappointed. Some weird things I tried didn't work, so I lost hope that there could be something comfortable. A few years I didn't even search for another solution - until I found a Linux project that was so platform-dependent it would be easier to re-write than to port. Without much hope, I searched once again - and there it was!

    I've used it for about a month now, and am very happy.
    I do see some occasional weirdness (no errors, but rarely it hangs), but so far restarting Visual Studio solved everything.
    It's nowhere as buggy as I expected based on my attempted previous solutions. It's something I can set and generally forget I'm working through CygWin.

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    Full Specifications

    What's new in version 3.1
    Version 3.1 includes automation of API library to control WinGDB from macros and has fixed some minor bugs.
    Publisher WinGDB
    Publisher web site
    Release Date June 12, 2013
    Date Added June 13, 2013
    Version 3.1
    Category Developer Tools
    Subcategory Debugging Software
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 8, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2003
    Additional Requirements Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 or later
    Download Information
    File Size 7.91MB
    File Name WinGDB-latest_trial.msi
    Total Downloads 1,148
    Downloads Last Week 3
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trial
    Price $119

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