31 January 2008

Using the Exception Hunter Command Line to find All Methods that throw a given Exception

Red-Gate’s new .NET tool – Exception Hunter – shows you the exceptions that can be thrown by a .NET method. However, many users would like to see this the other way round, i.e. pick an exception and see which methods throw that exception. We will endeavour to put this in the next version of Exception Hunter.

However, for the moment this functionality is available via the Exception Hunter command line. I’ve recorded a 5-minute video where I demonstrate how to use the command-line to find all methods that throw IO exceptions in a simple application. Have a look…

http://www.simple-talk.com/blogbits/jason_crease/Exception_Hunter_Command_Line_demo_skin.swf

To download the 14-day free-trial of the .NET Developer Bundle, which includes Exception Hunter, go to:

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