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Episode 070 | Eric Lawrence - Fiddler on the HTTP Port

Episode 070 | Eric Lawrence - Fiddler on the HTTP Port

Eric Lawrence talks with Dave Rael about making tools, turning Fiddler into a career, methods of development, learning, and making the right move

Eric Lawrence (@ericlaw) is best known as the developer of the Fiddler web debugging platform, used by web professionals worldwide. After building websites and browsers for over a decade at Microsoft, Eric joined Telerik to develop Fiddler full-time. Outside of work, he blogs at and develops and maintains the freeware tools at


0:28 - Dave Introduces the show and Eric Lawrence
3:29 - Eric and making tools and the genesis of Fiddler
9:20 - Adding filtering and new featuers to Fiddler
11:15 - Eric and the Internet Explorer team
12:09 - Fiddler selected for the Engineering Excellence award at MIcrosoft
13:37 - Exploring selling Fiddler
14:04 - Writing the Fiddler book and the book as a source of finding places to improve the product
15:52 - Eric's early association with Telerik
18:22 - Cross