Design time preview for your multi devices apps in Visual Studio 2015

The Universal Windows Platform project templates for Visual Studio 2015, allows us to create and run app on a  Windows 10 Phone Devices,  Windows 10 Desktop / Tables, on an Xbox or even on an IoT devices. When we develop an app in Visual Studio which is targeted for multiple devices, we can take help of  List of […]

Keep Track of your active file inside Solution Explorer – A Quick Visual Studio Tip

While working in a large Visual Studio Solution with several numbers of projects, keeping track of currently active / working file is difficult. Tracking this will help us to understand where we are on the solution or which layer we are currently working on. If we can’t track it automatically, we have to scroll through entire […]

How to disable the Application Insights while in Debug ?

Disabling the Application Insights during development / debug mode could be a common requirement. Getting Started with Application Insights is very easy and  it helps us to monitor the applications health in real time. You can track and visualize your applications availability, performance issues, users session and diagnose crashes faster then ever.  How to disable it when you don’t want […]

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 4 – iOS App

Hello and Welcome again to the fourth part of the series.  Till now we have created Weather.Common (Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app) and Weather.Windows Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 2 – Windows Universal App) .  and a Weather.Android (Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 3 – […]

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 3 – Android App

Hello and Welcome again to the third part of the series.  Till now we have created Weather.Common (Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app) and Weather.Windows Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 2 – Windows Universal App) . Now, we will be creating an android app which can run on phone and […]

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 2 – Windows Universal App

Hello and Welcome again to the second part of the series. In the Part 1, Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app , we have learned the building the Core  Till now we have created Weather.Common, from a blank Visual Studio 2015 solution. Now ,we will be creating windows 10 universal app which can run […]

App Service communication together with Windows Universal App, WPF and Winforms Application

App Service is a way to communicate between apps where one app can communicate with the other app’s background task.We have already learned about How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.  In this post we will see how to access the Background task created for a Windows Universal App by the WPF/Winforms application. […]

How to get number of Application Insights events from Visual Studio 2015?

In my previous post ( Using Application Insights right from the Visual Studio 2015 ) you have seen the different tooling supports of Visual Studio 2015 that enhance developer experience to use Application Insights. This post also talks about another small but really useful features that helps you to track / monitor number of telemetry […]

Using Application Insights right from the Visual Studio 2015

Visual Studio 2015 offers a set of tooling capabilities for Application Insights to enhance the developer experience and productivity. That supports create, configure and manage Application Insights for your application right from Visual Studio and without even opening the Azure Portal.  In one of my previous post – Adding Application Insights to a Windows 10 Universal […]