Rate limit is exceeded in Application Insights REST API

When looking into the capabilities of the Application Insights REST API, I came across the following error returned when attempting to get a list of events. { ¬† “error”: { “message”: “Rate limit is exceeded”, ¬† ¬†“code”: “ThrottledError”, ¬† ¬†“innererror”: { ¬† ¬† “code”: “ThrottledError”, ¬† ¬† ¬†“message”: “Rate limit of 0 per day is…More

Recent changes to 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Microsoft recently changed the objectives of course 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, this¬†is unsurprising as Azure itself is so rapidly evolving the exam requirements can get out of date very quickly. Changes have also been put through to 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions¬†(which is the equivilent course for the IT Pro)¬†and 70-534:¬†Architecting Microsoft Azure…More

Set up Visual Studio Code to work on your VSTS Git Repositories

All of my day-to-day projects are using Team Foundation Version Control (TFVC) repositories, but recently we have been considering using Git. This is for a few reasons, but one of the big ones is the rich functionality that is provided in Visual Studio Code. Whilst at Ignite I mentioned this to one of the VSTS…More

Sending Application Insights alerts to Slack using Azure Functions

Whilst looking into the plethora of Apps and Integrations for Slack I noticed there was no integration for Microsoft Azure Application Insights, really I would like to see when an alert is triggered in a channel so looked into what I can do to get that. Although this is using Application Insights to Slack as…More

Using TypeScript to load modules in a Visual Studio Team Services Extension

Whilst using TypeScript to work on my Visual Studio Team Services extension, I am bringing in modules using import/require: Which compiles to the below¬†JavaScript: But when I run the extension I get the below error in the browser’s console‚Äď Uncaught ReferenceError: define is not defined Visual Studio Team Services uses Asyncronous Module Definition (AMD) to…More

TFS.WebApi.Exception: 401 in Visual Studio Team Services Extension

Whilst creating a Visual Studio Team Services (formally Visual Studio Online) extension to work on some work items, I came across the following issue when using¬†the REST client to get a list of work items: As I have been at this for a while, I missed an update to the manifest that defines Scopes, which…More

Microsoft Band 2 showing miles rather than kilometers

A few days ago I did a short 3km run and my Microsoft Band 2 was telling me I was running very slow; my first 400m seemed to take forever and I was running at a pace slightly faster than walking. Turns out my Band had reset its settings from kilometres back to miles. Looking…More