AnyStatus Blog

Introducing The New User Interface

Posted on 20 Apr 2019 by Alon Amsalem

Over the past year, I’ve made several changes to the user interface to make AnyStatus easier to use and more intuitive. I am continuously looking for ways to improve and fine-tune AnyStatus user interface, based on my personal experience at work and mostly your feedback.

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TFS Build Status Notifications

Posted on 20 Apr 2019 by Alon Amsalem

Still using email notifications from your TFS server? Download AnyStatus and start getting build notifications directly to your desktop.

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Visual Studio 2019 Support

Posted on 19 Apr 2019 by Alon Amsalem

AnyStatus extension for Visual Studio version 2.4.25 has been released a few weeks ago to support the new Visual Studio 2019 release. Thankfully, the upgrade was much easier than last year when I added Visual Studio 2017 support. Mads Kristensen post on how to upgrade extensions to support Visual Studio 2019 was very helpful and overall process was quick and easy. I was able to release a new version in less than an hour. Also, AnyStatus will now support Visual Studio 2015/2017/2019 and will no longer support Visual Studio 2012/2013.

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Count Processes And Threads

Posted on 17 Feb 2019 by Alon Amsalem

Performance counters are used to provide information as to how well the operating system or an application is performing. The performance counter data can help determine system bottlenecks and fine-tune system and application performance. Using AnyStatus it is easy to view performance counters such as the number of processes and threads running on your system.

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AnyStatus Release 2.0

Posted on 23 Mar 2018 by Alon Amsalem

AnyStatus Desktop 2.0 has been released! You can download the new version from the downloads page or the Open VSIX Gallery.

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AnyStatus Release 1.5

Posted on 23 Dec 2017 by Alon Amsalem

AnyStatus 1.5 has been released to our website and later to Visual Studio marketplace and the Windows store. This release includes a few new features such as docking AnyStatus Desktop window, run AnyStatus Desktop when windows start, copy and paste widgets in the dashboard and more.

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Dock AnyStatus window to the side of your screen

Posted on 22 Dec 2017 by AlonAm

New in AnyStatus Desktop 1.5.12! You can now dock the dashboard window to the side of your primary or secondary screen. The dashboard will automatically hide when losing focus. To bring back the dashboard window, click on the AnyStatus icon in your taskbar notification area.

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AnyStatus Release 1.4

Posted on 06 Oct 2017 by AlonAm

AnyStatus 1.4 has been released with a few new features and bug fixes. In this blog post, I’ll review some of the features and changes in this release.

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AnyStatus Desktop is out!

Posted on 02 Jul 2017 by AlonAm

It has been a while since I have released a new version and I’m excited to announce that AnyStatus Desktop is now signed with an official code signing certificate as part of its automated continuous integration pipeline.

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AnyStatus Release 1.3

Posted on 02 Jul 2017 by AlonAm

The latest release of AnyStatus includes the new open source API and Plugins code libraries. You can now improve existing plugins, add new ones or even create your own private plugins library.

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AnyStatus plugins are now open source!

Posted on 22 Jun 2017 by AlonAm

This week, I have separated all plugins from the main code base and moved them to a new open-source project to enable developers improve or add new plugins to the growing library.

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AnyStatus Release 1.2

Posted on 28 May 2017 by AlonAm

AnyStatus 1.2 has been released to the official Visual Studio Marketplace with a few new features and bug fixes. This release is focused around AnyStatus Desktop and the Dynamic Source Code monitor that lets you to write your own custom monitors using C# or VB.NET code.

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Jenkins Build Notifications

Posted on 22 Apr 2017 by AlonAm

AnyStatus enables developers to monitor and trigger Jenkins CI jobs and get notified about status changes.

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Desktop Notifications

Posted on 21 Mar 2017 by AlonAm

Latest release of AnyStatus extension for Visual Studio includes a new feature that shows desktop motifications when the status of your CI Builds or other monitors change.

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AnyStatus extension now supports Visual Studio 2017

Posted on 31 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

AnyStatus extension for Visual Studio now supports Visual Studio 2017.

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Pingdom

Posted on 24 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

You can now view the status of your Pingdom Checks using AnyStatus extension for Visual Studio.

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Most frequently used monitors in December 2016

Posted on 24 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

Based on anonymously reported usage statistics, these are the top 10 most frequently used monitors in December 2016

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Configuration Change Notification

Posted on 17 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

The latest release of AnyStatus extension for Visual Studio includes a new feature that enables you to reload all settings, including monitors and color theme, when the configuration file change manually by you or by another intsance of Visual Studio.

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Right-to-Left layout

Posted on 15 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

By default, AnyStatus displays the monitors Tree View from left to right.

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Uptime Robot

Posted on 13 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

You can now view the status of your Uptime Robot monitors in Visual Studio using AnyStatus extension.

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Performance Counters

Posted on 12 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

On Windows operating systems, performance counters provide information about the health of the operating system, applications, services and other components. The counter data can help determine system bottlenecks and enable you to fine-tune system and application performance.

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Control Windows Services

Posted on 10 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

The latest release includes a new feature that enables controlling remote or local windows services.

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Coveralls Code Coverage

Posted on 04 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

AnyStatus now supports Coveralls to help you track code coverage over time, and ensure that all your code is fully covered.

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Welcome to AnyStatus

Posted on 01 Jan 2017 by AlonAm

Over the last week I’ve been working on a new website based on GitHub Pages.

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