What’s new in QueueExplorer 4.x?
- QueueExplorer Professional
- QueueExplorer Standard
- Auto refresh
- Progressive message loading
- ActiveMQ support
- Azure Service Bus support
- RabbitMQ support
- Better MSMQ connectivity
- Docking panels
- Grouping of similar queues
- Redesigned message view/edit
- MSMQ Extension preview
- Message count available for MSMQ system queues and subqueues
- Faster message preview for big MSMQ queues
- Improved Cut
- Improved Drag and Drop
- WCF and Hex views are editable now
Extract specific business data from message using XPath, JSON, or Regex and display it as a column. These columns can then be used for sorting or filtering, like any other column.
Create folders to organize queues. You can select or drag/drop individual queues or specify wildcard matches which will include newly created queues as they show up.
Views are now available directly from toolbar. They can be managed, duplicated, combined, etc. Views are especially useful when used together with calculated columns, since view can be assigned to a queue and you’ll get queue-specific columns every time you switch there.
QueueExplorer can refresh queues and messages all the time in the background. Changed data will briefly flash to make it easier to see changes.
Messages are displayed as they are loaded, without waiting for entire operation to complete. You can start working with a queue as soon as first messages arrive.
Manage ActiveMQ queues, messages, and topics. QueueExplorer registers as a listener on a topic and shows messages as they show up in real time. Message’s header properties can be used as a column, making it easy to filter and sort by your business data.
Manage Azure Service Bus queues, messages, topics, and subscriptions.
Manage RabbitMQ queues, messages, exchanges, and bindings.
You can now choose user account for connecting to MSMQ. Or connect via Remote proxy, avoiding direct MSMQ connections which are often tricky to configure and troubleshoot.
More flexible GUI with docking panels which can be positioned where it’s most convenient, moved to second monitor or hidden.
When you have multiple queues with same prefix, e.g. - Queue.messages, Queue.error, etc. these queues can be grouped together to reduce clutter. Collapsed group shows total message count for all grouped queues.
Message view/edit now shows more data at once. You don’t have to switch tabs to see both body and general message parameters. Upper part of panel can be collapsed to use all space for body/extension views.
Preview panel for message’s Extension, similar to Body preview. Dockable as well.
MSMQ API doesn’t offer fast and direct message count for system queues and subqueues. QueueExplorer now counts these messages manually but it counts only first 10 messages for performance reasons. That’s enough to see if queue is empty or not.
QueueExplorer no longer goes through entire queue to load message for preview. Instead now it uses much faster MSMQ lookup functionality.
Cut now doesn’t remove messages immediately but after first Paste. In the mean time messages are just grayed out but still in original queue.
Drop position is now marked so that you know exactly where it will be dropped.
Also, hex view is much faster than before for large messages.