Adding Application Insights to an AngularJS Application

AngularJS is an amazing javascript based framework for creating rich Single Page Applications. Adding Microsoft Application Insights to your application can give you a large amount of data about how your users are utilizing the application. Get an Application Insights Instrumentation Key Before setting up your AngularJS application with Application...

Obtaining An Application Insights Instrumentation Key

Throughout my guides and any others you read about Application Insights, you will come across the term 'Instrumentation Key' or 'iKey'. This key is essential for sending application telemetry data to application insights. Fortunately these keys are fairly straight forward to create in the new azure portal. Log into the...

How to use Webgrease Configuration Files

WebGrease is a powerful utility for optimizing a web application's static asset files, such as CSS and JS. However manually entering the configuration for the action one wishes to run on the command line, tends to be impractical for anything beyond simple use. As I mentioned in my previous post,...

WebGrease: As seen in Visual Studio 2012

When you install the Visual Studio 2012 RC release, and create a ASP.NET project, you might notice a dependency on an assembly called WebGrease. I've seen the question show up in comments on Scott Hanselman's blog post asking what it is, and I did intend to have this post...

Moq : Mocking Made Simple

Unit testing is a very important part of the development process. With in the scope of testing, being able to isolate the code being tested from external dependencies (ex: REST service, 3rd party library, etc), is key to ensuring accurate results. A unit test shouldn't fail because of an environmental...