Compiling to debug and release and publish web service

Posted on 2008-06-26
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I am busy testing my aps for Beta release, and i just need some help  with understanding ht edifference between building my app in debug comared to Release, and i havea web service and ther eisa publish option whixh wnat a different location to my normal source folder - do i have to publish my web service in order to release it to the world?

Question by:CraigLazar
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Expert Comment

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basically when you compile in debug, extra debugging information is linked into the exe and a pdb file. this enables visual studio to attach to the exe when it is running. You can also debug remotely by starting visual studio debug manager on the remote machine (can be installed).

So for testing there is no real issue but there is a performance overhead with debug. Yes you have to publish you web service.

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ok i have a dll that sitting in a seperate project i created, Now i then added a reference to it in my main project, should the reference be pointing to the compiled dll in the Release folder or can it be in the debug folder? - If it is the Release folder, if i am in debug mode in my main app will it make any difference whether the dll reference is loaded to the Debug or Release folder?

thanks allot for you input
much appreciated

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Dauhee earned 50 total points
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you can point to either really but need the debug version if you plan on debugging into it :)


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thanks allot

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