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Application Insights at the Danish Developer Conference April 30th

If you happen to be in Denmark April 30th and looking for some great content one of the XAML MVPs will be doing a session on Application Insights…including best practices on how they instrumented the Windows Store Build Application. Thanks Thomas!   A look at Application Insight Application Insight er en relativ ny teknologi fra ...

Next best thing to being at Build (Build Application)

I am getting ready for Build and realized I wanted an easy way to view, search and add sessions to my schedule…Luckily the the folks at BlueFragments have created this Application! Of course this application is entirely instrumented with Application Insights – which I will be demoing at the Build conference! See you there!   To ...

Visual Studio Online Guidance for Consulting Teams and Systems Integrators

If you are a consulting team or systems integrator partner this post is for you. In the Visual Studio Online team we are aware that many of you are looking for ways to more efficiently deliver projects for your customers. It has been a very popular scenario in the adoption of Visual Studio Online. We are also aware that many of you are ...

Installing the Application Insights tools for Visual Studio could win you cool prizes at Build

This year not only am I lucky enough to go to Build but I am going down with a bunch of cool prizes such as the new Arc Mice (I have been trying to get one of these since Christmas!!) or a Premium Turtle Beach Xbox One (noise canceling!) Gaming Headset Which begs the question:  “How do I get one!?””:       Day...

Step by Step walk through of getting Application Insights Up and running

I am continually amazed the lengths that our MVPS go out of their way to help the community. At the last MVP summit one of the System Center MVPs, Kevin Greene, heard from his peers that there wasn’t a great walk through for getting stared with Application Insights.  Rather than waiting for us he rolled up his sleeves and did his own...

Free and great value ALM training on the West Coast

My buddy Steve is back out on the road doing what he does best –preaching about best practices in the ALM space.  Northwest Cadence Complementary Webcast/Training events: Northwest Cadence In-Person events Northwest Cadence Training Offerings:   ​Steven Borg | ...

Visual Studio Online Best Practices: Troubleshooting issues with the “Eligible MSDN Subscriber” license type

As you adopt Visual Studio Online (VSO) and assign licenses to your users you may want to assign the “Eligible MSDN Subscriber” license type to team members. MSDN subscriptions are <a href="http://blogs.msdn.com/controlpanel/blogs/posteditor.aspx/purchased" target="_blank">purchased outside of VSO and assigned to ...

Visual Studio Online Load Test Troubleshooting Guide

Visual Studio Online Load Test Troubleshooting GuideLast Updated June 24 This guide has moved to FAQ for Cloud-Based Load Testing and will be maintained there going forward. Please refer to that page for the most recent content.       GENERAL 1. How do I know the IP range of Test Agents used for my load run?All the ...

Using Application Insights for Windows Phone 8.0 Direct3D C++ Apps

You can currently use Application Insights to find out how people use your Windows 8.1 Store Apps & Managed Windows Phone 8.0 Apps. We’ve been asked about Phone 8.0 Direct3D C++ Apps as well, which the NuGet Package currently does not support. Here is a workaround that can enable you to use Application Insights for these apps. ...