Release Notes

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Last edited: 05 Sep 2019

RevDeBug VS Extension

Version 5.1.0 (2019.08.30)
  • New: Support for DPI awareness on monitors
  • Improved: Release name and number of states to be recorded can be set before building in Build.props file
  • Improved: Independence from the end of line character on recordings loading
Version 5.0.15 (2019.07.22)
  • Improved: Automatical reconnection to the server
  • Improved: Better communication in case of a broken recording
  • Fixed: Recorded application is not duplicating itself anymore
Version 5.0.14 (2019.07.18)
  • Improved: Revamped type detection and conversion in RevDeBug parser
Version 5.0.13 (2019.07.15)
  • Testers' special: Fully customizable names for your snapshots!
Version 5.0.12 (2019.07.09)
  • Improved: You can now add your username also to snapshots' filenames!
  • Fixed: Eliminated situation when sometimes all events weren't loaded
  • Fixed: Recording filenames are now properly sanitized
Version 5.0.11 (2019.06.25)
  • Fixed: Fixed the dll issue. That one was harsh
Version 5.0.10 (2019.06.24)
  • Fixed: Eliminated issues with literals recording
Version 5.0.9 (2019.06.18)
  • Bug fixes, bug fixes everywhere
Version 5.0.8 (2019.06.16)
  • Improved: visual improvements for Windows 7
  • Improved: Less mouse movements in login window
Version 5.0.7 (2019.06.14)
  • Improved: You can now sign up with your favorite Google and Microsoft providers
Version 5.0.6 (2019.06.07)
  • Improved: toggling between recording modes
Version 5.0.5 (2019.06.04)
  • Fixed: Sometimes RevDeBug wasn't correctly enabled in your IDE. Now it is!
Version 5.0.4 (2019.05.28)
  • New: GUID is now recorded
  • Fixed: Registering window opens after loading of project
  • Fixed: Create RevDeBug directory if not existent
Version 5.0.2 (2019.05.24)
  • New: Searching for recording in recordings storage
  • New: Added option to set custom value provider for complex objects
Version 5.0.0 (2019.05.22)
  • High five for version 5 of RevDeBug!
  • Biggest change: RevDeBug is now free for all of us, developers <3
  • New: Recording complex objects is now available through the RevDeBug.API
  • New: You can now search through the recordings
  • Improved: Leaner settings window
  • Improved: Even faster startup
  • Fixed: success messages are not errors ;)
Version 4.9.20 (2019.04.26)
  • Fixed: Customized updating RevDeBug.setup for AWS Lambda projects
Version 4.9.19 (2019.04.25)
  • Fixed: Visual Studio with solution is now starting correctly
Version 4.9.18 (2019.04.24)
  • Improved: Setting window initializes on the last opened tab
Version 4.9.17 (2019.04.15)
  • Improved: Async background loading
Version 4.9.15 (2019.04.09)
  • Improved: Events list displaying faster after recording load
  • New: On-click refreshing of crash recordings
  • Improved: Event list is now fully synchronized with time travel bar and code prompts
  • Fixed: The events list is now properly rendered at every recording
Version 4.9.14 (2019.04.02)
  • New: Brand new chat for support
  • New: Pin your favorite projects on top of the RevDeBug panel
  • Improved: Better tooltips
  • Improved: Poduction tab in settings revamped
  • Improved: Information about search progress
  • Fixed: Problem with the display time of running application
  • Fixed: Selecting filtered projects
  • Fixed: Reloading releases
Version 4.9.12 (2019.03.20)
  • Improved: Events resizing
  • Minor bug fixes
Version 4.9.0 (2019.02.13)
  • RevDeBug 4.9.0 is made from pure awesomeness and compatible with Visual Studio 2019!
  • For the Black Friday RevDeBug switched its lights off and now we support the dark theme in Visual Studio.
  • RevDeBug now supports C# 7.3.
  • We have provided also some super-secret changes to some super-secret and super powerful feature, which will be released with RevDeBug 5.0.0. Stay tuned!
  • Thanks to new, rewritten mechanism filtering are now much faster
  • We have provided some changes which made deploying RevDeBug even smoother.
Version 4.7.5 (2018.11.09)
  • RevDeBug 4.7.5 was created to speed up our users debugging process even more!
  • The event displaying list has been improved and works a lot faster. Now all the events will load in the blink of an eye!
  • Release management: Now you can easily check which of your releases contains a particular error. This allows you to focus on fixing it. Either by doing a rollback, applying a hot-fix etc
  • GIT integration: Now you can check which commit of your application caused the error and to which part of the commit history you have to reset your project to to receive a working / bug-free version
  • Bug fixes and graphics improvements
Version 4.6.17 (2018.10.19)
  • A new version of RevDeBug has been summoned into existence with the following changes:
  • Major performance Improved: In some cases RevDeBug is now even five times faster!
  • We had analyzed RevDeBug recordings, for making them more accurate and light. We would like to make debugging on production experience closer to debugging at development. Thanks to analyzing, recordings are smaller and more readable!
  • A good news for all RevDeBug Server users - now, in case of a crash, you send a lighter data package from clients machine to the server
  • With this release, we support oldie but goldie .NET Framework version 4.0
  • Bug fixes and graphics improvements
Version 4.6 (2018.09.24)
  • In addition for bug fixes this release brings the following features:
  • You asked, we did: Full support for .NET 4.5!
  • RevDeBug is now compatible with code analyzers (such as Sonar Cube)
  • With the newest version, you can turn off the fallback building. This feature is available also on the build server, to clarify the process of building applications with RevDeBug
  • Even more adjustments of Control Panel UX
  • New Login Panel with some awesome animations
  • From now Value Prompts are also displaying values from the past loop's iterations right on your code! More details here.
  • RevDeBug is now much more friendly for new users with new tips&tricks, that will provide you a better understanding of the technology of reverse debugging
  • For better navigation we have included new features of RevDeBug: call stack and scope stack (which provides fine grained navigation within the current method and makes it easier to iterate over loops and conditionals)!
  • We have granted you access to MSBuild logs! Enjoy ;)
Version 4.5 (2018.08.08)
  • We are pleased to announce the release of RevDeBug 4.5!
  • Meet the newest feature: Crash Recording. It was created to allow you record only selected number of events, which led to crash, instead of recording of whole session
  • Xamarin joined supported technologies! We are delighted that now we can support also mobile and IoT developers
  • For easier setup on CI/CD servers we have released RevDeBug NuGet package, make sure to check documentation on how to start using it!
  • Performance improvements
  • UX improvements
  • Bug fixes, once again ;)
Version 4.0 (2018.05.21)
  • Say hello to RevDeBug! Coming with 64219 lines of code - that's like 5.5 times "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" book's length. It seems, that we've sailed 110000 miles with captain Nemo ;) It's like five laps around the Earth!
  • RevDeBug is even more beautiful and intuitive - we have nailed it this time ;)
  • Manage your recordings like a pro with the fresh new RevDeBug Control Panel. It comes with 4 convenient tabs, that contain the most important functions - easy to use, easy to find
  • Proudly announcing the newest feature: Filtering. You can now find exceptions, both handled and unhandled, values, dates, etc. with a single click
  • Find out how your application really behaves with the new timeline of calls and events
  • Navigation through the recording has just been simplified - bringing you even closer to each bug
  • Optimize your code with our new performance data window. It comes with information about the total call count, as well as mean and overall execution time of all methods in your application
  • Control your recordings easily with a new floating recording window
  • Ever wondered, how RevDeBug affects your app? No worries! RevDeBug will tell you now what's going on
  • Get access to RevDeBug easier than ever! You can now login, register and manage your license from the convenient RevDeBug Start-Up screen
  • All settings are merged into one, sensible window - everything is now easy to find
  • Bug fixes, as always ;)
Version 3.1 (2018.03.28)
  • Support for C# 7.1/7.2 syntax is finally here!
  • RevDeBug is now easier for first-timers - by default only startup project is recorded
  • You can now start RevDeBug through the debug menu
  • Bug fixes
Version 3.0 (2018.03.01)
  • Added support for Kubernetes, AWS and Azure
  • We have Dockerized RevDeBug Server – Easy to use, easy to setup
  • Save and share your recordings with ease thanks to RevDeBug Server
  • No more searching for recording - now they are all in one place
  • RevDeBug and Prompter has been integrated into one awesome extension, but Prompter remains FREE for all! :)
  • RevDeBug has now two recording modes: Monitoring and full Recording. Record exceptions in Kilobytes, not Gigabytes!
  • Recording algorithms became more optimized - RevDeBug works faster, recordings are smaller
  • Now you can change between recordings without rebuilding the whole app!
  • The UI became more accessible and intuitive
  • The customization of Value Prompts is as easy, as it was in Prompter
  • Installation and updates are easier than ever
  • Now you can redeem your license key inside RevDeBug!
Version 2.5 (2017.10.04)
  • Proudly announcing new feature of RevDeBug Recorder - which allows dynamically enabling or disabling recording of applications compiled with RevDeBug WITHOUT Visual Studio
  • Added support for .NET Core 2.0
  • Added Data Masking support - no need to worry about your sensitive data, we are not recording it
  • Added Import Wiz(z)ard - now importing recordings from developers or from production takes only 3 steps (or less)!
  • Added some fun to RevDeBug with Code Metrics and Achievements. Now you can find out how you code and gain some badges :D
  • Changed Floating States visuals - not only they look prettier, you can change their looks by yourself
  • Better sorting for code Heatmap
  • Control Panel got redesigned. Again. Just a lil' bit ;)
  • Some bug fixes
Version 2.4.4 (2017.07.24)
  • Added performance statistics: see immediately which methods were invoked the most frequently and took the most time to execute
  • Added option to pause/resume RevDeBug during debugging - record only the most important actions
  • Redesign of Search view. It is now compact and more intuitive to use
  • Bug fixes
Version 2.4 (2017.05.29)
  • Simple search is now available and it really is simple
  • Now you can see the list of all exceptions all the time, even for large recordings. Enjoy!
  • Added a survey at deinstallation - not to bother you, but we do really care what do you think of RevDeBug
  • And a better way of informing you about new RevDeBug features
Version 2.3 (2017.04.21)
  • Added support for new C# 7, VB 15 syntax!
  • Redesigned Control Panel, we hope you like our new movement icons :)
  • All Recordings and Metadata are by default saved in My Documents/RevDeBug
  • In memory recoding with many concurrent Visual Studio instances works as expected
  • In memory recording will drop oldest data when receiving new one to not overflow memory
  • Added new predefined search queries
  • Added an option to ignore parts of recording there is not compilation metadata available (default behavior)
  • Added RevDeBug output pane (log), with information about recording status
  • Added short tips to all RevDeBug panels
  • Unhandled exceptions in ASP.NET are now properly recorded
Version 2.2 (2017.03.20)
  • Support for .NET Core 1.1
Version 2.1 (2017.03.07)
  • Support for Visual Studio 2017
  • Enhancements in installer
Version 2.0 (2017.02.07)
  • .NET Core 1.0 support
  • Added RevDeBug Help Window
  • Added RevDeBug Configurator
  • RevDeBug Tool Bar is showed on visual startup
  • Search now searches the whole recording instead of just loaded states
  • Find usages/find executions now displays Search query window. This way those queries can be executed on whole tmox file
  • RevDeBug automatically loads Metadata and Recording
  • 30 day trial is automatically granted for new users
  • Add ability to change recording destination file in Configurator
  • RevDeBug Configurator is opened automatically, If project is started with RevDeBug for first time
  • Added REC button
  • Increased preloaded app states count to 100 000
  • Redesign of RevDeBug menu
  • Added compressed state storage
Version 1.9 (2016.12.22)
  • RevDeBug forces skipping CodeAnalysis
  • RevDeBug reference processing is now done directly in MSBuild pipeline
  • RevDeBud MSBuild tasks are skipped for F# projects(Revdebug compilation failed if solution contained F# project)
  • Added RevDeBug Properties window that allows user to choose projects to compile
  • Added self injected RevDeBug Compiler
  • Added options in Properties window to select recording destination path and storage type
  • RevDeBug metadata - loading source files now can be done from different locations
  • Display time stamp of each state
  • Added recording pagination (Possibility to load only part of recording from file)
  • Multi project support (Load recording from many projects in solution)
Version 1.8 (2016.09.20)
  • Added ApplicationId
  • Added funcionality to jump with use of stack trace
  • Added funcionality to jump with use of scope trace
  • TimeMachine rebranded to RevDeBug
Version 1.7 (2016.09.05)
  • New build process (MsBuild friendly)
  • Fixed problems with rendering multi line overlays in code
  • "Show details" option state is now saved between VS reboots
  • Redesigned "Memory usage" bar to flat, cross-windows unification
  • Added possibility to set query markers limit in TMQL window
  • Implemented Heartbeat
  • Added button for opening compiler directory
Version 1.6 (2016.07.15)
  • Installation folder changed to ProgramData
  • Added searching for method executions
  • Added commands that allow jumping to next/previous method execution
  • Adding new Custom Action for WiX Installer for checking running instances of Visual Studio during installation and, if not, forces user. to close all of them before continue
  • Added visual information about failed state processing in State Control tool window
Version 1.5 (2016.04.21)
  • Added Support for C#6.0 and Visual Basic 14
  • Added Variable's Viewer
  • Added HTTP Requests Viewer
  • Added About Window
  • Loaded recording size is limited to 1GB
  • Added possibility to copy selected markers to clipboard
Version 1.4 (2016.04.05)
  • Search - Added predefined queries
  • Reduction of memory usage - better symbols handling
  • Added mechanism to cancel RevDeBug tasks
  • Added separate markers for handled/unhandled exceptions
  • Added Call Stack and Scope Stack
Version 1.3 (2016.03.03)
  • Added button for copying current state value
  • Added Search
  • Added Markers Viewer
Version 1.2 (2016.02.12)
  • Clicking on Thread View moves to correspondent state
  • Added In Memory recording
  • Added zooming in Thread Viewer
Version 1.1 (2016.01.21)
  • Display current state details
  • Added user feedback message box
  • Added overlays with variables values
  • Added Thread Viewer
Version 1.0 (2015.12.14)
  • First Version of ReDeBug with its own Code Compiler, possibility to record application and navigate through recording with arrows

RevDeBug DevOps Monitor

  • Overall UX and UI improvements
  • New: Recording navigation with arrows - just like in our VS extension
  • New: Recording navigation with keyboard shortcuts - so cool!
  • New: Breadcrumbs for better navigation
  • New: Power to delete a recording
  • Improved: Overall speed of the application
  • Improved: All those simplified layouts - so beautiful!
  • Fixed: Reloading of expired recording
  • New: Analyze your source code in your browser!
  • New: Events of your application are also available
  • New: Choose which releases you want to see
  • New: List of all recordings, even without crashes
  • Improved: Communication between Devops Monitor and Record Server
  • Improved: Smaller metadata files
  • Improved: Network connection
  • Improved: Error handling in non-ssl connections
  • New: Recordings filtering - to make your life easier
  • New: Releases filtering - since we were at it ;)
  • Fixed: Deserialization issue
  • Now available on Docker!
  • New: No releases names? No worries - they will also be visible
  • Fixed: Wrongly calculated exceptions count per user
  • Improved: Value provider now comes in two flavors - simple and standard
  • Fixed: Null reference exception on AWS Lambda
  • Improved: Value provider now comes in two flavors - simple and standard
  • Fixed: Null reference exception on AWS Lambda
  • Improved: Recordings gathering
  • Improved: Sending recordings data
  • Fixed: Prematuraly terminated Record Server issue
  • New: Information about exceptions count
  • Improved: Simplified setting of the default recording mode
  • Fixed: Bug on some exceptions collecting. Ups.
  • New: Added pagination in exceptions table - for those with a little bit more exceptions
  • New: Now available on mobiles!
  • New: IP ignoring mechanism - so you won't track yourselves ;)
  • New: You can now manage your exceptions beautifully - by assigning them to your developers
  • Improved: Logs have timestamps now
  • New: Added sorting to tables - finally!
  • Improved: Enhanced dashboard
  • Improved: Database update
  • Fixed: Repository creation
  • Getting in shape with more charts and exceptions view
  • Birth of long awaited RevDeBug DevOps Monitor! We are so, so excited!

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