Application Insights is a Application Performance Management (APM) Service available for Developers & Administrators. We can use it for web applications deployed to Azure.
Application Insights provides the following features:
- Application Availability
- Performance Monitoring
- Usage Insights
Application Insights also provides Visual Studio Integration, Support for Windows Phone Store Apps etc.
Creation of Application Insights
Open Azure Portal > Create New Resource > Search Box > Enter Application Insights
Select the first option & Choose Create.
Enter Information in the appearing dialog.
Click the Create button in the bottom.
Wait a few minutes & your Application Insights will be created.
Now you are ready with the Application Insights panel as shown below.
In this article we can explore about creating Azure Functions using Visual Studio 2017.
Native Tooling in Visual Studio 2017
Visual Studio 2017 includes the Azure Functions SDK to provide Functions template.
Open Visual Studio > New Project > Choose Azure Functions template as shown below.
In the next window choose the Http Trigger option.
You will get the following Code generated.
Run the application & You will get the following command window.
Towards the end you will see the URL to copy.
You can copy the URL & PUT in the browser. Since it is using Http GET method you will get the break point hit.
In this article we have explored about Azure Functions template in Visual Studio 2017