Understand the Developer Dashboard

The Developer Dashboard in SharePoint 2010 is a new feature that allows the SharePoint professional to examine the cost of a page request. If you are coming from the development side, it is very similar to how the Trace.axd functionality works in ASP.NET except that the results are visible right within the rendered page. Don't be fooled by the name of this feature—the introduction of the Developer Dashboard provides both administrators and developers with valuable information about how a page and its related code parts are performing. This can be a great benefit to those who are trying to isolate the cause of performance issues. In the following sections, we will further review what the Developer Dashboard is ...

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