Documentation

Getting Started


Welcome to AnyStatus documentation. This section will show how AnyStatus fits into your development environment and guide you through the process of installing AnyStatus and adding widgets to your dashboard.

Installation


Install AnyStatus Desktop

  1. Download AnyStatus Desktop from our downloads page.
  2. Start the downloaded installation file and follow on-screen instructions.
  3. Open AnyStatus Desktop from your Windows start menu.

Install AnyStatus extension for Visual Studio

  1. Download AnyStatus extension from Visual Studio Marketplace.
  2. Close Visual Studio.
  3. Start the downloaded installation file and follow on-screen instructions.
  4. Start Visual Studio.
  5. Go to View > Other Windows > AnyStatus.

Here’s a quick demo of how to install AnyStatus from within Visual Studio.

Installing AnyStatus extension 2.0.62

Adding Folders


To add a new folder to AnyStatus dashboard, open AnyStatus and click on the “Add Folder” button in the toolbar. Alternatively, you can right-click on AnyStatus window and select “Add Folder” in the context menu.

Adding Widgets


To add a new widget to AnyStatus dashboard

  1. Open AnyStatus window and click on the “Add Widget” button in the toolbar. Alternatively, you can right-click on AnyStatus window and select “Add Widget” in the context menu.
  2. A new window will pop up.
  3. Select a category from the list of categories on the left side of the window.
  4. Select one of widget within the category.
  5. Enter required information about the selected widget on the right side and click “Test” to run a test before saving.
  6. If one of the required properties is missing, a warning message will be displayed.
  7. Click “Ok” to the save the widget in the dashboard or “Cancel” to exit without saving.

Here’s a quick demo of how to add a HTTP Health Check to the dashboard.

Adding HTTP health check to AnyStatus extension 2.0.62

Adding VSTS Builds


Here’s a quick demo of how to add a VSTS Build to the dashboard.

Adding VSTS Build to AnyStatus extension 2.0.62