Implementing Custom Telemetry Capture

Learn how to implement custom telemetry capture in a minimal API project using System.Diagnostics.DiagnosticSource and OpenTelemetry.

We’ll create a simple example that will allow us to not only see how the OpenTelemetry SDK works but also how Meter objects can be used to house many different counters and data points:

Setting up the project

  1. We create a new minimal API project in Visual Studio or with the dotnet command line. Here’s the screenshot for the new minimal API project:

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