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IIS Error Logs and Other Ways to Find ASP.Net Failed Requests

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As exciting as it can be to write new features in your ASP.Net application, our users inevitably encounter failed requests. Do you know how to troubleshoot IIS or ASP.NET errors on your servers? It can be tempting to bag on your desk and problem your annoyance.  However, Windows and ASP.NET provide several different logs where failed requests are logged. This …

Find out why you need 3 different types of .NET profilers

List of .Net Profilers: 3 Different Types and Why You Need All of Them

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

.NET Profilers are a developer’s best friend when it comes to optimizing application performance. They are especially critical when doing low level CPU and memory optimizations. But did you know that there are three different types of profilers? Traditional .NET profilers that track process memory usage, time spent per line of code and frequency of method calls. Lightweight profilers or other …

Prefix: .Net & Java Profiler – Web Request Tracing for Developers – Thank You for Downloading

Thank you for downloading Prefix! What’s my Next Step? 1. Configure Prefix for your environment: Select your platform for specific configuration instructions. Prefix for .Net Prefix for Java Prefix for PHP Prefix for Node.js Prefix for Ruby Prefix for Python 2. Learn More about Prefix: Discover more about Prefix and its capabilities. Prefix Tutorial Prefix Troubleshooting Prefix FAQs 3. Try …

Log 4Net Guide for .NET Logging

Log4net for .NET Logging: The Only Tutorial and 14 Tips You Need to Know

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

If you’ve been writing code for any reasonable amount of time, then it’s virtually impossible that you haven’t handled logging in any way, since it’s one of the most essential parts of modern, “real life” app development. If you’re a .NET developer, then you’ve probably used some of the many famous logging frameworks available for use at this platform. Today’s …

A Start-To-Finish Guide to Docker for .NET

A Start-To-Finish Guide to Docker for .NET

Daniel Hilgarth Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Docker: it’s one of those technologies that seems to be everywhere. Whether you’re a junior developer just starting out or a seasoned .NET developer, at some point in your career, you’ll most likely come across Docker for .NET. So, what is Docker? According to Wikipedia, “Docker is a set of coupled software-as-a-service and platform-as-a-service products that use operating-system-level virtualization to develop and …

List of top features and tips for ASP.NET

Advanced ASP.NET Trace Viewer – WebForms, MVC, Web API, WCF

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Stackify Product & Company Updates

Software is a complex thing. As soon as you deploy an application to production—especially when you don’t have any control over the environment it’s running on—anything could happen. You’ve created this “monster” and set if free. It’s now free from your control. How do you tame this beast before it creates havoc? The first step is to trace its steps …

Learn ASP.NET: 30 Tutorials, Resources, Websites

Sagar Arora Developer Career Development, Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

 Microsoft ASP.NET is a web development framework that’s used to build dynamic web pages, interactive web services, and robust data-driven web applications. It is a part of Microsoft .NET framework. ASP.NET stands for Active Server Pages Network Enabled Technologies. In 2002, Microsoft released the first version of the ASP.NET framework. It was based on the CLR (Common Language Runtime), which …

NLog vs log4net vs Serilog: Compare .NET Logging Frameworks

Simon Timms Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Logging information in .NET, or really in any production application, is invaluable. In many cases, developers don’t have direct access to the production environment to debug issues. Good quality logs are the difference between solving problems like Sherlock Holmes and stumbling upon solutions like Inspector Jacques Clouseau. As you can imagine, we’re pretty big on logging here at Stackify, and …

Serilog Tutorial for .NET Logging: 16 Best Practices and Tips

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Serilog is a newer logging framework for .NET. It was built with structured logging in mind. It makes it easy to record custom object properties and even output your logs to JSON. Note: You can actually check out our other tutorials for NLog and log4net to learn how to do structured logging with them also! In this article, we are …

Essential Guide to .NET Core – Download Page

Essential .NET Core Methods for optimizing web apps in Azure, logging, deploying to IIS, and more. Download our free guide and get all the answers around .NET Core. What’s in the Guide? At Stackify, we experience the same frustrations, hurdles and successes as our customers because we live and breathe code. In our Retrospective series, we pool together all our …

.NET Monitoring Decrypted – Download Page

.NET Monitoring Decrypted Code level performance metrics, Azure monitoring, structured logging and more. Download our free guide and get all the answers around .NET monitoring. What’s in the Guide? Today’s applications rely on multiple services like SQL databases, external web services, queues, caching, cloud providers, and much more. Fortunately, most all of these things are built for high availability. Unfortunately, …

Writing Multitenant ASP.NET Core Applications

Ricardo Peres Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

A multitenant web application is one that responds differently depending on how it is addressed – the tenant. This kind of architecture has become very popular, because a single code base and deployment can serve many different tenants. In this post, I will present some of the concepts and challenges behind multitenant ASP.NET Core apps. Let’s consider what it takes …

.NET Profiling Tools

Boost App Performance With Stackify’s .NET Profiler: Retrace Are you using the right profiler for your performance needs? Whether you are looking for a lightweight, high level profiler or looking to improve your application performance as it movies to production, Stickily has you covered. Start Free Trial https://youtu.be/9IbxPf_GUKo Get the most out of your profiler with Retrace .NET Profilers are a developer’s best …

.NET Articles

Top .NET Blog Articles Below are some of our best .NET blog articles that we highly recommend! We publish new content weekly about .NET, APM, Logging, DevOps, cloud computing and many other related topics! Performance Monitoring Learn how to monitor the performance of your ASP.NET applications. ASP.NET Performance Monitoring: A Developer’s How to Guide Top ASP.NET Performance Counters and How …

Retrace .NET Monitoring & .NET Application Performance Management

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Retrace: APM + Errors + Logging + Metrics for .Net & Java Developers

Proactively Improve Application Performance Retrace users proactively identify more issues in QA and continuously improve and observe applications in production environments Start Free Trial Prefix is not currently available for mobile or tablet devices Proactively Improve Application Performance Retrace users proactively identify more issues in QA and continuously improve and observe applications in production environments Start Free Trial Explore Sandbox …

Performance Monitoring Best Practices

15 Simple ASP.NET Performance Tuning Tips

Simon Timms Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

There is a lot of evidence to suggest that slow loading times and clunky interaction will drive customers elsewhere. Even in the case of internal applications where the users have no option but to use the application, their satisfaction is tightly coupled to speed. Therefore, ASP.NET performance is one of the most important considerations when building an ASP.NET application There …