Check Windows Azure Roles instance running in Emulator?

SDK :  Windows Azure SDK 1.5

In Build Windows Azure SDK 1.5 got announced. Windows Azure SDK 1.5 allows us to check whether Roles are running in emulator or not?

Static method IsEmulated returns Boolean value after checking whether Role instance is running in emulator or not.


Signature of IsEmulated is as below and it is part of the class RoleEnvironment


You can check running instance is in emulator or not as below,

bool isRunningInEmulator = RoleEnvironment.IsEmulated;
if (isRunningInEmulator)
Label1.Text = "Running in Emulator";
Label1.Text = "Hey you are on Cloud";


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