Category Archives: Visual Studio

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 »

9 Hidden Features of Visual Studio that you should know

By | February 7, 2016

Visual Studio is a very powerful IDE. Visual Studio also support lots of tooling capabilities to increase the developer productivity. Over the period I have shared several tips and tricks, new features and hidden feature of Visual Studio over here.  When we say it as hidden, they may be exists from the very beginning of Visual Studio;  however it… Read More »

Using multipurpose Command Window to execute things faster in Visual Studio

By | February 6, 2016

The Visual Studio Command Window is very powerful and can help you to execute things faster during development. The Command window can execute commands  directly in the Visual Studio by using their names. This command could be something from menu, your custom command or even hidden that are not shown in the menu. You can also use this… Read More »

Enabling Live XAML Debugging in Visual Studio

By | February 5, 2016

Visual Studio 2015 provides lots of tooling supports for debugging and diagnostic. Previously we discussed about PerfTips – Easiest way to get Performance Information and Debugging Lambda Expression in Visual Studio 2015 . Even we also discussed about debugging live XAML.   Couple of days back I received some queries on live xaml debugging where reader asked why he… Read More »