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Tracing Tools for .NET Windows Application

I'm working in .NET Windows Application. In SQL we could use profiler to trace what are the SPs and TSQL commands are executed with respected values. Likewise, is there any tool to trace the .NET Windows application such as which method is being hit and what parameters has been passed to that? If so, please do share with me.

Any tool that make debugging easy in Windows application, please let me know.

Note: I'm using Visual Studio 2008.

Thanks in advance.
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Yes.  Its called instrumenting, or profiling, and it lets you see what calls are made and how much processing they took within a dll.  You do not see the variables though.

Here is an intro for instrumenting libraries/executables in VS 2008.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc337887.aspx


If you are interested in seeing variable values, the best way is with a debugger attached, so you can pause the application and check anything you want.
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Thanks.