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Developer Tools project

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Experimental project to build small tools useful for developers. Install as an add-on in Optimizely CMS 12 (or later). When installed you must be part of the Administrators group to use the tool, a new menu "Developer" should appear in the top menu.


Remember, use at your own risk - this is not a supported product!

Current Features

  • View contents of the Dependency Injection container
  • View Content Type sync state between Code and DB
  • View templates for content
  • View ASP.NET routes
  • View loaded assemblies in AppDomain
  • View startup time for initialization modules
  • View remote event statistics, provider and servers
  • View all registered view engines
  • View local object cache content (with option to remove items)

Getting Started

To get started with Optimizely developer tools - all you need to do is to add it to your project and use it :)

public void ConfigureServices(IServiceCollection services)

public void Configure(IApplicationBuilder app, IWebHostEnvironment env)

How Risky it is to install on production?

You can read more in depth analysis of toolset and it's side-effects here.


Sandbox Site

Sandbox site credentials: admin/P@ssword1!


Post build event is copying Razor views from source project (DeveloperTools/) to test sandbox site (tests/DeveloperTools.SandboxSite). If it fails to execute - please create an GitHub issue.