How to use Application Insights Custom Properties in Azure Monitor Log (Kusto) Queries

Azure Application Insights is great for easily adding telemetry to your application across a variety of languages (.Net web apps, Azure functions, .Net Framework / Core apps, JavaScript SPAs and more). The telemetry is logged back to an Application Insights instance in your Azure tenant. You can then view all the reported telemetry via the... Continue Reading →

How to write Azure Kusto queries across multiple Application Insights instances

When writing Kusto queries it is often useful to be able to write queries that span multiple Application Insight instances. This is especially true for micro-services where each service has it's own Application Insight instance. I've tried several times in the past to write cross instance queries and failed to find a way even though... Continue Reading →

Creating your own HTTP Chaos Monkey in 15 Minutes using Fiddler

You've written your awesome web app and you've been an awesome developer by handling those pesky intermittent connectivity issues that happen now and again when making HTTP requests. Typically you are doing this by catching the common HTTP Error Status Codes and performing retries. When it comes to testing you will want to methodically test... Continue Reading →

Countdown to the European SharePoint Conference 2019

The countdown is on to the European SharePoint, Office 365 & Azure Conference – just 7 weeks to go!  If you are planning to attend, you or your team can use my coupon code ESPC19SPK to receive a special €100 discount. Book tickets.  Join me on Wednesday 4th of December for my session “Building Office Add-ins Overview: Integrate. Dominate.”  Office add-ins have the potential to keep... Continue Reading →

Using ngrok to get a public HTTPS address for a local server already serving HTTPS (for free)

The scenario here is that you've got a local web server already serving up a web application over https. You want to be able to access the web application from another machine/device hence you are using ngrok to provide a public URL. By default ngrok assumes that your local web server is just serving http... Continue Reading →

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