Once installed, Glimpse inspects web requests as they happen, providing insights and tooling that reduce debugging time and empower every developer to improve their web applications.
Glimpse profiles key server side activities and displays the timing of each in an easy to understand Gantt chart.
Out of process database calls are expensive. Glimpse lists each of them, so excessive or under-performant queries can be reigned in.
Glimpse provides complete visibility into ASP.NET MVC's view resolution process, including file access paths.
ASP.NET routing is a powerful, and sometimes maddening, feature. Glimpse cracks into the black box and exposes how routes are matched.
Know everything necessary about a request's origin server including: timezone, patch version, process ID and pertinent
Glimpse provides insights for not only the originating request, but also for AJAX requests, historical requests from the past and even requests made from other users.
Glimpse ❤'s ASP.NET WebForms with the best View State decoder available embedded directly into the server control tree.
Glimpse automatically displays trace statements, eliminating the headache of digging through log files. Popular logging frameworks can be integrated with some slight configuration as well!
Glimpse works where you need it to, how you want it to. Insights are presented in digestable summaries, with the ability to drill down to tackle tough problems.
Glimpse is installed with one simple NuGet command (Install-Package Glimpse) or with Visual Studio's manager package dialog.
Extend Glimpse via simple APIs and our 3rd party NuGet package ecosystem. Configure it on a whim with the
~/Glimpse.axd configuration builder and
Glimpse is built with web technologies that you love: HTML, CSS & JS. It requires no proprietary browser plugin and works everywhere you do.
Hardened by default, only you get to choose who can see what Glimpse data and when. Check out
GlimpseSecurityPolicy.cs, already in your project, for more information and samples.
Glimpse's unique architecture makes it faster and less resource intensive than traditional profilers so you never have to sacrifice performance.
Glimpse wouldn't be what it is today without the love and support of some awesome people from around the world. These contributions have ranged from simple bug fixes to fully fledged features, and from as far afield as South Africa and South East Asia.
If you would like to get involved, there are plenty of things that you can do. There are issues that are good for first-timers ringfenced and tagged Jump In in GitHub. If you'd rather start off on something more self-contained, why not write an extension?