Category Archives: Visual Studio

“Explore Related Telemetry Trends” in Application Insight Search Window inside Visual Studio

By | July 11, 2016

The Application Insights Trends tool in Visual Studio can analyze the data from the different set of telemetry types, time range and group by them in to different category.  The quickest ways to launch the Telemetry Trends tool is from  the solution explorer, under ApplicationInsights.config , select “Explore Telemetry Trends” or even we can launch it from “Application… Read More »

Turning On/Off Application Insights Exception display for CodeLens in Visual Studio

By | July 5, 2016

In the previous post you have seen how we can use the CodeLens to display the Application Insights Exception Telemetry in Visual Studio . CodeLens displays the exception details when you are connected with the Application Insights services.  You can turn this feature on or off from the CodeLens Options dialog window.

Using light bulb action to refactor asynchronous method to synchronous – Visual Studio 2015

By | June 1, 2016

In Visual Studio 2015, using the light bulb action, we can simplify the refactoring a method from Asynchronous to Synchronous when it does not use any ‘await’ .  In case you don’t have an await call inside the method definition, the IDE refactoring light bulb will show an indication and will give you hints to refactor .  You… Read More »

“Initialize Interactive with Project”– Run Interactive with context to Project–Visual Studio 2015

By | May 24, 2016

The Interactive Window in Visual Studio is a great utility to play around the code, language features, API’s and other .NET framework features.  The Interactive Window also support features like IntelliSense, syntax highlighting and navigating through executed commands.  There  are several use cases for this Interactive Window, and several ways to work around it. In this quick post… Read More »

Add Using command for misspelled types using"fuzzy" matching – Visual Studio 2015

By | May 18, 2016

The Visual Studio 2015 updates 2 brings several improvement.  Among all of them, one of the small but vary handy improvement is “Add Using command” for misspelled types using “fuzzy” matching. In case there is a typo for any predefined types,  Visual Studio search the entire solution, analyze the meta data uses the fuzzy  matching  to suggest the correct type.

Updating Extensions Automatically in Visual Studio 2015

By | April 5, 2016

Using Visual Studio 2015 you can now also update the installed extension automatically. If the Auto-Update option is enabled, the extension would be updated automatically as and when the updates are available without any user interaction.  And we really don’t need look into the update notification  to manually update these extensions and restart the Visual Studio for the… Read More »

XAML Inspection Toolbar : Inspecting XAML for Live Debugging from the Apps

By | March 18, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have also seen an another excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI. This feature enable a great capability for developers to Visualize and modify the XAML UI within a running application and review the dynamic the changes.  The tooling is support for XAML UI debugging is… Read More »

Selecting right version while creating your Universal Windows Platform (UWP) App

By | March 14, 2016

Choosing right version for your Apps is an important aspect for the app development and release for your end users. There are different released version of  operating system, you can choose which one to target or support. By setting up these version, you can ensure which Universal Platform your app would run or even what is the minimum… Read More »