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DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

Announcing the New Application Insights Alerts Page

(Posting for one of the PMs on the Application Insights team Soubhagya Dash or just “Dash” as we call him in the hallways)   We are excited to announce the new Alerts page user experience! This experience replaces the prior page and has been rebuilt ground up with significant back-end service improvements as well. Check it out! ...

Cloud Load Testing and Application Insights at the Software Developer Network Event 6-6 Netherlands

If you happen to be in the Netherlands June 6th and not fishing for Chinook off the coast of Washington (where I plan on being) make sure and check out the Software Developer Network Conference at the Achmea Conference Center in beautiful Zeist.  Visual Studio Cloud Load Testing and Application InsightsApplication Insights solves the age ...

New from Imaginet: Timesheet for Visual Studio Online (VSO)

While my title indicates this is only for Visual Studio Online this great tool definitely still works with both Microsoft Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Online. The newly modernized Imaginet Timesheet is an easy-to-use time tracking and reporting tool that is perfect for organizations already using TFS 2010, 2012 or 2013 or Visual ...

Latest Microsoft Monitoring Agent

The Application Insights team has released a new agent for Application Performance Management scenarios.  This updated agent is version 7.1.11196.0 and is available here.  If you are already using version 7.1.11115.0 then upgrading to this agent can be done by uninstalling the old one and then installing the newer version (for Azure Cloud ...

Top things a new Visual Studio Online account owner should know

With Visual Studio Online, I realized I have not installed an On-premise Team Foundation Server in a while.  The convenience of these online accounts always being available, having the server automatically upgraded, and of course access to services such as Cloud Load Test, Hosted Build and Application Insights takes it from an incredible ...

Code Map improvements in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Update 3 CTP1

Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP1 brings improvements to Code Map and Debugger Map that you have requested via various feedback channels (user voice and connect in particular). In this Blog post I'll present: Improvements with the Debugger map zoom experience Debugger Map In Visual Studio 2013, we introduced Debugger Map, which ...

Quick IntelliTrace File Open from App Insights

As was introduced in the Details Page Feature Blog, the IntelliTrace Performance Details Page provides to the user thorough information as well as enhanced functionalities for previewing code and debugging. This post will focus on specific IntelliTrace files that are opened from Application Insights portal and the user experience when ...

Multiple Monitor Support for Windows Store Apps in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

With Windows 8.1, you can drag and move Windows Store apps between multiple monitors. Prior to Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, launching and debugging Store apps from Visual Studio would always open it on the primary monitor. In Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, we have added persistence to remember which screen the Store app was occupying when you ...

.NET Memory Analysis: Go to Source in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3

For those of you using .NET memory dump analysis to investigate memory issues and inspect values of objects and instances in your dumps, we have added a small improvement to bring you to your source in Visual Studio 2013 Update 3. If you have ever been examining your memory types and want to inspect the definition of a particular object or ...

Code Lens for Git in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate Update 3

Yesterday we released Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP1. This CTP brings new features in the area of CodeLens Team indicators. In this Blog post I'll present the CodeLens Team indicators for Git. CodeLens Team indicators CodeLens is a heads-up display in your Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate editor where you can find information about your code in...

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