#130 Isaac Levin, Application Insights

Summary
Isaac Levin of Microsoft talks about Application Insights, how to use it and what you can learn from the data.

Details
Who he is, what what does. What Application Insights is, where it can be used, can be used with any language. Isaac's favorite feature. How to use it. Who uses it. Mobile and IoT use cases. Most common uses, web, desktop, etc. Relationship to diagnostic source. Getting data out, common use cases; snapshots for point in time debugging. Querying data data in near real time, charts and visualizations. Alternatives to App Insights. Future of App Insights and telemetry in general; time travel debugging. How to get in touch and tell Isaac how you are using it.

Links
Isaac's Homepage
Isaac's Twitter

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#129 Laurie Barth, Speaking at Conferences

Summary
Laurie Barth tells me why why she loves speaking at conferences and gives some advice on how you can become a speaker too.

Details
Who she is, what she does. Why she likes speaking at conferences, how she got started. Going from knowing about something to talking about. Telling a story. What makes a good talk, practice, engage with the audience. How to apply to a conference; the abstract. How to get started, small or large. Advice to new speakers. Tips for the day of the talk, Bryan has some tips too. Tips for existing speakers.

Links
Laurie's Homepage
Laurie's Twitter

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