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vscode-extension-telemetry

0.1.1 • Public • Published

vscode-extension-telemetry

This module provides a consistent way for first-party extensions to report telemetry over Application Insights. The module respects the user's decision about whether or not to send telemetry data.

Follow guide to set up Application Insights in Azure and get your key.

install

npm install vscode-extension-telemetry

usage

const vscode = require('vscode');
const TelemetryReporter = require('vscode-extension-telemetry');
 
// all events will be prefixed with this event name
const extensionId = '<your extension unique name>';
 
// extension version will be reported as a property with each event 
const extensionVersion = '<your extension version>'; 
 
// the application insights key (also known as instrumentation key)
const key = '<your key>'; 
 
// telemetry reporter 
let reporter;
 
function activate(context: vscode.ExtensionContext) {
   ...
   // create telemetry reporter on extension activation
   reporter = new TelemetryReporter(extensionId, extensionVersion, key);
   // ensure it gets property disposed
   context.subscriptions.push(reporter);
   ...
}
 
function deactivate() {
  // This will ensure all pending events get flushed
   reporter.dispose();
}
 
...
// send event any time after activation
reporter.sendTelemetryEvent('sampleEvent', { 'stringProp': 'some string' }, { 'numericMeasure': 123});
 

common properties

  • common.extname
  • common.extversion
  • common.vscodemachineid
  • common.vscodesessionid
  • common.vscodeversion
  • common.os
  • common.platformversion

License

MIT

Keywords

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install

npm i vscode-extension-telemetry

Downloadsweekly downloads

6,890

version

0.1.1

license

MIT

homepage

github.com

repository

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