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Quickly locate or change the custom project or Item templates locations in Visual Studio 2017

By | February 12, 2018

In Visual Studio, all the custom template files must be placed in a specific location so that Visual Studio recognizes, and the templates can appear in the New Project Dialog Window and Add New Item Dialog Window. By default, Visual Studio search for two different locations for project and item templates respectively. If you placed a compressed file… Read More »

How to disable the Application Insights while in Debug ?

By | September 1, 2015

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 to track the… Read More »

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

By | August 18, 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 events have been… Read More »

Adding Application Insights to a Windows 10 Universal App

By | August 12, 2015

Application Insights helps us to track applications health in real time. You can track you application availability, performance issues, users session and diagnose crashes faster then ever. It’s provides a real time dashboard  for your app to monitor your application. Let’s have a look how to Create an Application Insights using new Azure Portal and then using it… Read More »

Inter App Communication – How to communicate between two Windows Universal Apps ?

By | August 8, 2015

Communicating between Apps is one of the important factor that developers needs to take care of. This could be done via some services , background process like what we have seen in our previous post How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.  In this post we will see how to communicate from one Windows Universal App to… Read More »

Adding Toast Notification to your new Windows Universal App created from an existing web app.

By | August 4, 2015

Adding Toast Notification to an App is very common requirement. In one our previous post you have seen How to create a universal windows app form the existing web app. In this post lets see how to add the toast notification to the web app which gets triggers only when the web app is used as an universal… Read More »

How To customize PerfTips Colors in Visual Studio 2015 ?

By | July 26, 2015

In the previous post we have learned PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information during Debugging in Visual Studio 2015 . You have seen how PerfTips helps to view the performance information during debugging and how to take those information deep dive using Diagnostic tool window. The PerfTips in the Visual Studio editor displayed with a light… Read More »