Welcome to the Glimpse Documentation! Here we hope to introduce you to the various tutorials, concepts and APIs you might need when discovering and using Glimpse.
The SQL tab displays any activity it can from ADO.NET.
If you just download the ADO package, but you are running Entity Framework you will have an exception raised. We have tried our best to make this not the case, but this is a limitation enforced on us by Entity Framework. So good rule of thumb, if you are using Entity Framework download the relevant EF package not just the ADO package.
Also, just because you have a
Glimpse.MVC package installed doesn't mean you automatically get the SQL tab. You need to download the
Glimpse.ADO) packages separately.
To retrieve data for the SQL tab, Glimpse attaches itself by providing its own
GlimpseDbProviderFactory which wraps the standard ones. This lets it collect information about how you're using your data connections.
If you're not using an ADO connection that uses the
DbProviderFactories as part of its infrastructure, Glimpse won't collect any data for the SQL tab (out of the box). You can fix this by manually providing a Glimpse-wrapped
To find out more about setting this up, read the following: