|Chrome Native Debugger For Visual Studio|
|Written by Mike James|
|Thursday, 18 October 2012|
NaCl is one of the many things that makes Chrome stand out amongst browsers. Now Google has released a debugger addin for Visual Studio in an effort to make it even easier to create native applications.
Until now debugging NaCl apps has required manual setup of a suitable tool. Google has taken the open source GNU Debugger GDB and customized it for operation with NaCL You can install it manually for use with IDEs such as Eclipse, but Google has made it available as a Visual Studio plugin. The plugin also offers some additional advantages:
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Overall this puts Visual Studio way ahead as an IDE in which to develop NaCl code. Given that Visual Studio is considered to be a standard implementation of C++ this leads to a surprising situation - Microsoft's IDE being the best for creating Google Chrome NaCL code.
Does this increase the chance that Microsoft might support NaCl? No way.
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|Last Updated ( Thursday, 18 October 2012 )|