Got Kernel?

A very public place to store those little bits of information i know i will need sometime down the track

February, 2014

  • Connected Standby & You

    Connected Standby is an improved standby mode available on some Windows 8 (& 8.1) devices. Connected Standby devices can generally out-perform most non-connected standby devices in terms of power consumption while actually getting a small amount...
  • Cheat Sheet: Break into a Windows machine with a debugger

    Short version - there steps: 1. Enable debugging on the Windows guest machine. 2. Change the VM settings to support debugging via named pipe. 3. Configure your debugger and break in. Longer Version: 1. Enable debugging on the Windows guest...
  • Fun with Breakpoints

    In the previous post we looked at the task of attaching a debugger to a Windows machine. The topic is reasonably interesting on its own because you can start to mess about in there, especially if you crack open the in-built help (not kidding, it is...
  • "Build" a Windows Phone App in 30 minutes using only your web browser

    It is incredibly easy to build a real Windows Phone application. So easy, you could do it with your kids, this weekend, in less than an hour. (30 minutes if you aren't doing chocolate milk & cookie breaks while you work). HUGE CAVEAT: Be...