Tool Shed Tooltip #4: Fiddler from Episode 1

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Are you coding applications that communicate over the wire? If so, you've got to check this out! Also, did you know Fiddler has add-on tools?

What is it?
HTTP Debugging Proxy which logs all HTTP traffic between your computer and the Internet.

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Example Problem(s) it solves:
- You just started using WCF and you want to see if message is really encrypted
- You want to trace AJAX messages

Installation Notes: Fiddler 2 supports debugging HTTPS traffic, a richer extensibility model, and can by installed side-by-side with Fiddler 1.x if desired. Note that Fiddler 2 requires version 2.0 of the .NET Framework.

Usage Notes: localhost does not proxy by default .. Ie use http://localhost./... Or use the machine name

This clip is Russ' Tool Shed Tooltip #4, the fourth of the clips from Episode One of the TV Show, Russ' Tool Shed presents... It's All About The Tools hosted by Russ Fustino and Co-Host Stan Schultes. Download code, ppt and demo script from for all episodes. Also, use the links on to download tools. Finally, check out some more great videos on the Developer Evangelist East site:


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