ENG [#IOT] #RaspberryPi2 and #Windows10, VS deployment process and Web Management app (4 on N)


New post for Windows 10 and Raspberry Pi 2 series

  1. Hardware and software (1 on N)
  2. Boot from SD card in the device (2 of N)
  3. Hello World mode! (3 of N)
  4. Visual Studio deployment process and Web Management app (4 on N)
  5. Hello Blinky !!! (5 on N)
  6. Some admin tasks, like change password and change name (6 on N)
  7. List of connected devices in the Raspberry Pi 2 (7 on N)
  8. Deploy an app using the deploy package (8 on N)

In yesterday’s post I wrote on how to deploy our first “Hello World” app to the device, today I will discuss a little bit what happens behind and the tools we have like Visual Studio and Windows 10 IoT Core to analyze as our apps behavior.

I usually start analyzing the log DEPLOY that Visual Studio 2015 creates when we deploy and app from the IDE. This is a “Summary” of the full deployment log

It is interesting to see read that, after creating the deployment package, a search is performed for the deployment agent in Raspberry Pi 2 and then copied the local package.

If we also want to debug an app in remote with the device, it must be in the same running process MSVSMON. EXE.The image of Windows 10 IoT launches this process in the startup of the OS. If we want to validate that it is running, we can see running processes from the web console


2 lines on top we can see our application executable now in debug mode. In another post I’ll comment on log options we have in Windows 10 IoT Core, EWT among them.

Another interesting feature of the web console is to see in real time the consumption of CPU and I/o in the SD actions

W10rpi2 perfomance

In addition to these options, we have the ability to see information about the network


the connected devices


And many other things. The truth that as remote console is quite well although most advisable to perform most delicate actions is done with PowerShell.

Greetings @ Home

/El Bruno

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