Announcing ReflectInsight 5.2 Logging Extensions on NuGet/CodePlex including support for Common.Logging framework

We’re pleased to announce an updated release of the ReflectInsight Logging Extension on NuGet Gallery.

This update includes the following bug fixes and improvements:

  • New Feature: Added support for Common.Logging framework
  • New Feature: Sample and Getting Started documentation for Common.Logging extension
  • New Feature: Added new SendEnumeration message
  • Improvement: Performance improvements with NLog library
  • Improvement: Performance improvements with Log4net library
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    For more information about the ReflectInsight Extensions, along with documentation, source, samples and binaries, please visit our InsightExtensions CodePlex site for more information.

    We welcome any feedback you may have. Feedback can be given at our UserVoice site.

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ReflectSoftware Team

Introducing the ReflectInsight Email Listener Destination

We’d like to introduce to you a new destination listener extension for ReflectInsight for sending emails. This new destination listener extension is called ReflectSoftware.Insight.Listeners.Email and allows you to send logging messages via email. This is typically done for Exceptions, Errors and Fatal messages types where you might want to be notified via email if something went wrong in your application.

Email Destination Listener Configuration

1. Download and install the ReflectInsight Viewer. You will need this installed to view your messages from the ReflectInsight Logging Extensions.

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2. Download the ReflectInsight Listener Extension Binaries or Source and rebuild if necessary. We already include the *ReflectSoftware.Insight.Listeners.Email.dll* in the libraries folder as part of the above ReflectInsight download, but we will be removing this and making it available as a NuGet package as part of the next release. We will provide more details about this when it’s available on NuGet.

3. Once you have the ReflectInsight Listener Extensions, go to your project in Visual Studio and add a reference to the following assemblies:

  • ReflectSoftware.Insight.dll
  • ReflectSoftware.Insight.Listeners.Email.dll.

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4. The next step is to configure your app or web configuration file and incorporate the ReflectInsight Email Listener. If you don’t already have an App.config or Web.config, add it. Then open the configuration file and add a new ConfigSection as shown here:

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5. Now you will need to add and configure the <system.net> mail settings section in your configuration file and set the appropriate values:

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6. Now you will need to add the InsightSettings section. You can get started with the following simple configuration which only includes the necessary details for this demo:

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7. Notice the <emailDetails> section. It’s in here that you define your email template. You can pass in parameters, which is shown above for example.

8. In the <listenerGroups> section, you will need to configure the Email destination and include a filter to use. The filter is defined in the <filters> section, which you specify the messages to include or exclude from being sent to that destination. In our example, we only want to include the Error, Exception and Fatal message types. Whenever one of these messages is received, it will be delivered via email.

9. That’s it, you’re done!

NuGet Package

We’ve also created a NuGet package for this extension. You can find it over on Nuget.

To install the ReflectInsight Email Destination Listener extension, run the following command in the Package Manager Console:

ReflectInsight_Email_Nuget

Wrapping Up

As you can see it’s very easy to get started with using the new destination Email Listener. You can view the source and create your own listeners too.

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We welcome any feedback you may have. Feedback can be given at our UserVoice site.

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ReflectSoftware Team

Announcing updated release of ReflectInsight Logging Extensions on NuGet/CodePlex

We’re pleased to announce an updated release of the ReflectInsight Logging Extension on NuGet Gallery.

This update includes the following bug fixes and improvements:

  • Improvement: Updated support for .NET Diagnostic Debug/Trace to include Sources
  • Improvement: Added support for Enterprise Library Logging Application Block v6.0
  • Improvement: Added support for PostSharp 3.0
  • Improvement: Added support for .NET 4.5 binaries

    Enterprise Library Logging Application Block

    For the Enterprise Library Logging Application Block, we posted 2 package updates to support both v5 and v6 of the Enterprise Library Logging Application Block:

    EnterpriseLibrary.Logging v5
    Install-Package ReflectSoftware.Insight.Extensions.EnterpriseLibrary -Version 5.1.2.5
    EnterpriseLibrary.Logging v6
    Install-Package ReflectSoftware.Insight.Extensions.EnterpriseLibrary

    PostSharp

    We migrated our ReflectSoftware.Insight.Extensions.PostShap extension to support the latest version of of PostSharp, version 3.0.0.26.

    For more information about the ReflectInsight Extensions, along with documentation, source, samples and binaries, please visit our InsightExtensions CodePlex site for more information.

We welcome any feedback you may have. Feedback can be given at our UserVoice site.

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ReflectSoftware Team

ReflectInsight Logging Extensions Updated Release on NuGet Gallery

We’re pleased to announce an updated release of the ReflectInsight Logging Extension on NuGet Gallery.

For more information about the ReflectInsight Extensions, along with documentation, sample source and binaries, please visit our InsightExtensions CodePlex Site for more information.

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ReflectSoftware Team

ReflectInsight and ReflectInsight Logging Extensions are now listed on the Visual Studio Gallery

We’ve added ReflectInsight and the ReflectInsight Logging Extensions Library to the Visual Studio Extension Gallery.

ReflectInsight page on Visual Studio Gallery:
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/9c004b46-49e7-4e7f-b15f-c2d239caf32e

ReflectInsight Logging Extensions Library page on Visual Studio Gallery:
http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/ed333300-4344-4276-a989-cd003d9d55f0?SRC=Home

You can also find them on the Extensions and Updates dialog in Visual Studio:

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Listing ReflectInsight and the ReflectInsight Logging Extensions on the Visual Studio Gallery is just another way for us to inform the community about our products.

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We welcome any feedback you may have. Feedback can be given at our UserVoice site.

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ReflectSoftware Team

Happy New Year from ReflectSoftware!

Hello everyone and welcome back.

As we start off the new year, we wanted to let you know that we will soon be releasing some new updates for the ReflectInsight Viewer and our .NET Logging Extensions that we worked on before breaking for the holidays.

These updates bring some minor bug fixes and improvements to the products. We’ll have more details to share when we release the update.

Stay tuned for more information.

The ReflectSoftware Team

Welcome to our new ReflectSoftware website

ReflectSoftware is proud to announce a major update to our website. Whether you’re a long time follower of ReflectSoftware or just coming to us for the first time, there is plenty of information for you.

Please browse around, download our ReflectInsight logging tool, checkout our insight extensions on CodePlex and if you can provide us any feedback.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The ReflectSoftware Team

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