Tag Archives: Visual Studio

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 CodeLens to display the Application Insights Exception Telemetry in Visual Studio

By | July 4, 2016

You can now leverage the CodeLens to display the Exception telemetry inside Visual Studio. Application Insights Exception details now can be accessible and display via CodeLens in Visual Studio. As long as you are connected with Application Insights, the CodeLens exception indicator will display the count of exception and details for each method over the past 24 hrs.

Track Focused Element – “In-App XAML Inspection Toolbar” – Visual Studio 2015

By | June 10, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 introduced many tools for debugging and diagnostic. We have seen excellent feature for inspecting and debugging XAML UI, which enables great capability for developers to Visualize and modify the XAML UI within a running application and review the dynamic changes.  We have also seen the In-App XAML Inspection Toolbar , that allow access to the… Read More »

Quickly add a reference to a NuGet packages in Visual Studio 2015

By | June 9, 2016

With the recent updates of Visual Studio 2015 (Update 3 RC),  we can now install and add references for Nuget Packages as part of quick fix light bulb.  Like wise, adding references from installed assemblies, Visual Studio now also suggests Nuget Packages for references for the specific types. Then you can install  and refer the latest version automatically… Read More »

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 »

Collecting User Feedback using HockeyApp and tracking them in Visual Studio Team Services

By | May 23, 2016

We can use HockeyApp to create bugs for crash reports and track feedback using Visual Studio Team Services.   In one of our previous post we have discussed about Tracking Bug with HockeyApp for Universal Windows Apps .  In this post let’s have a quick look on how to track user feedbacks and tracking them as task in VSTS. … 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.