I’ve commonly been asked if Application Insights supports Windows 8.1 Universal Apps. You can be highly successful utilizing Application Insights with Universal Apps. Integration of Application Insights is a few additional steps but very straightforward. In this blog post, I’ll walk through the steps to integrate Application Insights into your Universal App and discuss some of the specific scenarios for Universal Apps.
CodeLens makes it easy to explore code changes and other history as you work. It provides a head-up display in Visual Studio editor that shows useful, in-context information about your code. This information, shown as a set of team indicators, tells you when the file was changed,
In Visual Studio 2015 we’re pleased to introduce the new Exception Settings tool window for configuring the debugger’s exception settings. In this post I will walk you through the features of this new window. For more information on exception classifications in Visual Studio,
Nothing is more frustrating than trying to debug an application that runs significantly slower when you’re debugging it than it does when it runs without a debugger attached. Over the years we’ve received numerous complaints along the lines of “when I run my application without the debugger it takes a few seconds to execute a scenario,
You may recall that we previously asked you how important Edit and Continue is to your workflow and what current limitations are most painful. While removing these limitations is an ongoing process we’re pleased to announce that a number of previously unsupported edits are now supported in Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6.
In November we launched the Visual Studio Emulator for Android and have gotten great positive feedback from you. Since then we’ve continued to work hard to provide a fast, Hyper-V compatible, x86 Android emulator for all of your debugging and testing needs.
Code Maps, previously known as Directed Graph Documents, are a great way to visualize the relationships and interdependencies between the components of your applications. They make it much easier to understand the architecture of your (or, even more useful, somebody else’s) application,
Application Insights can capture, store and index large scale amounts of data about your application’s availability, performance and usage. But how can you gain insights from this data once it is stored in Application Insights? In this blog post, we will take you through some of the brand new features in Metrics Explorer for exploring large volumes of data,
Agile software development came out of a number of experimental approaches taken in the late 1990s to change the way software was planned, developed and delivered. One of the essential components common to all agile methods is the concept of incremental delivery.
In November 2014, at Connect(), we unveiled the Release Management Service in Visual Studio Online. We have received a good amount of feedback since, and here, I will share some of the big ticket items that we are working on currently.