Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2015

Design time preview for your multi devices apps in Visual Studio 2015

By | September 3, 2015

The Universal Windows Platform project templates for Visual Studio 2015, allows us to create and run app on a  Windows 10 Phone Devices,  Windows 10 Desktop / Tables, on an Xbox or even on an IoT devices. When we develop an app in Visual Studio which is targeted for multiple devices, we can take help of  List of Device Preview menu… Read More »

Keep Track of your active files inside Solution Explorer – A Quick Visual Studio Tip

By | September 2, 2015

While working in a large Visual Studio Solution with several numbers of projects, keeping track of currently active / working file is difficult. Tracking this will help us to understand where we are on the solution or which layer we are currently working on. If we can’t track it automatically, we have to scroll through entire solution explorer to… 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 »

App Service communication together with Windows Universal App, WPF and Winforms Application

By | August 19, 2015

App Service is a way to communicate between apps where one app can communicate with the other app’s background task.We have already learned about How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.  In this post we will see how to access the Background task created for a Windows Universal App by the WPF/Winforms application. In this sample I… 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 »

Using Application Insights right from the Visual Studio 2015

By | August 17, 2015

Visual Studio 2015 offers a set of tooling capabilities for Application Insights to enhance the developer experience and productivity. That supports create, configure and manage Application Insights for your application right from Visual Studio and without even opening the Azure Portal.  In one of my previous post – Adding Application Insights to a Windows 10 Universal App, you have… Read More »

Implementing Adaptive Toast in Windows 10 Universal Apps

By | August 14, 2015

Toast Notification in windows 10 are keeps on getting better, they are widely used display the information very quickly and also it to engage the users interaction with the applications. In windows 8.1 we has some default template to display the toast notifications but we never has any option of creating our own layout in the toast notification. In windows… Read More »

How to use Adaptive Tiles in Windows 10 Universal Apps.

By | August 13, 2015

Tile Notification is something which is very specific to windows store apps where the apps can let the user know the information straight form the start screen without even opening the app. In windows 8.1 we has some predefined tile templates which we used to display the information but we never has any option of creating our own… Read More »