Category Archives: Application Insights

Getting an Application Insights Instrumentation Key inside Visual Studio itself

By | February 8, 2016

Instrumentation Key is the key integration point between your application and the Application Insights.  This key is essential for sending the application telemetry data back to azure. If you create the Application Insights directly using Visual Studio; Visual Studio takes care of linking between your application and the key. If you create the Application Insights in portal first… Read More »

Different ways to launch the Application Insights Search Window in Visual Studio

By | January 26, 2016

The recent updates of Application Insights tool for Visual Studio has several improvements. In the previous post we have seen one the improvement Viewing Exceptions Stack trace in Visual Studio Integrated Application Insights Search . Earlier to open the search windows,  from the main menu, navigation to View –> Other Windows –>  Search Applications Insights . With the… Read More »

Viewing Exceptions Stack trace in Visual Studio Integrated Application Insights Search

By | January 25, 2016

The recent updates of Application Insights tool for Visual Studio now supporting viewing stack trace inside the Application Insights Search  window.  Open an instance of Visual Studio, from the main menu, navigation to View –> Other Windows –>  Search Applications Insights . This will bring the “Application Insights Search” window dialog.

Exporting Application Insights data to Excel – It’s just a single click !

By | December 4, 2015

While most of us are familiar with exporting telemetry from Application Insights using Continuous Export, I have seen many of us easily overlooked the export feature to an excel. Though it is a manual job for you; and export the data for that specific instance,  but sometime if you want to get some sample of data and have some… Read More »

Application Insights Events Filtering inside Visual Studio Diagnostic tools

By | December 3, 2015

Visual Studio Diagnostic Tools window now provides a detailed of the Application Insights events while you are debugging. To use this functionality, open the Diagnostic Tools window (Debug -> Diagnostic Tools). Along with other events, Application Insights events also trace inside the diagnostic tool. You can refer to “Trace your Application Insights events inside Visual Studio Diagnostic tools” post know… Read More »

Integrated Application Insights Search within Visual Studio 2015

By | December 2, 2015

Couple of weeks back I posted about Searching Application Insights Data inside Visual Studio 2015, where you have seen how the new Application Insights search experience inside Visual Studio.  The new search features was introduced with Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 RC and with the release final Update 1, you will find lot of improvement and enhancement .… Read More »

Save and share your Application Insights results for quick access

By | November 12, 2015

One of the main objective out of Application Insights result is to review and analyze the telemetry data. We do lot of configuration for the metrics, diagnostic search results, custom events by applying filters and time range etc. just to make sure we are looking into the data set which is required for that analysis. And of course,… Read More »