Profiling Tools APIs

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You can insert managed or native methods of the APIs of the Visual Studio Profiling Tools to control data collection in a profiling run. This section describes the methods of the APIs and describes how to use them.

In This Section

Visual Studio Profiler API Reference (Native)
Describes the C++ Profiling Tools methods.

Profiler
Describes the .NET Profiling Tools methods.

Walkthrough: Using Profiler APIs
Learn how to use the .NET Profiling Tools methods in this complete example.

Controlling Data Collection

See Also

Performance Explorer