Author Archives: Matt Ellis

Heap Allocations Viewer plugin

When we first launched ReSharper 8 back in July last year, there was a very nice little feature hidden in internal mode. This was being used by the dev team to help keep an eye on performance. It was a … Continue reading

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Clippy for ReSharper

When we heard that Office 2003 was being retired, we spotted a synergy almost immediately. ReSharper has always wanted to make you more productive with your code. We already provide great tools for navigation and code completion, refactoring, inspections and … Continue reading

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Introducing ReSharper 8.2 EAP

Yes, you read that right. We’ve just released the EAP version of 8.2, which replaces the previous 8.1.1 EAP. We’ve been working hard on fixes and especially on improved TypeScript support, and we’ve decided that the number of new features … Continue reading

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ReSharper 8.1 EAP Guidance for Extensions

Now that we’ve released the ReSharper 8.1 EAP, and you’ve got the new SDK as a NuGet package, I want to provide some guidance for plugin and extension authors on how to update their extensions to be compatible with 8.1. … Continue reading

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ReSharper SDK Now Available on NuGet

With the recent announcement of the ReSharper 8.1 EAP, we’ve made steps to address one of the common requests of plugin authors – to ship the ReSharper SDK as a NuGet package. Previously, we’ve shipped the SDK as an MSI … Continue reading

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ReSharper 8 EAP: NuGet based Extension Manager

ReSharper has always had a powerful extensibility story – its Open API allows plugins to use the same APIs that the core product uses. But distribution – discovery, installing and uninstalling – has previously been left to the plugin author, … Continue reading

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AngularJS support for ReSharper

In case you haven’t already been introduced, AngularJS is a popular JavaScript framework for creating dynamic web applications. It provides many of the services required to build such applications, not the least of which is a declarative approach to updating … Continue reading

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CatelR# – a niche plugin for the Catel framework

Most ReSharper plugins provide general-purpose services – spell checking, style enforcement, unit testing, code generation or context actions for XAML, string manipulation or code quality. The focus is wide, either concentrating on multiple file types or multiple analyses. The CatelR# … Continue reading

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ReSharper plugins for unit testing – MSpec, xUnit.net and Silverlight

ReSharper provides comprehensive support for running and debugging unit tests. Out of the box, it works with NUnit and Microsoft’s Visual Studio Unit Testing Framework (henceforth mstest for brevity) for .Net languages, and supports QUnit and Jasmine for JavaScript. The … Continue reading

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Introducing ForTea – a T4 templating plugin for ReSharper

T4 files have sometimes suffered from a lack of love. It’s brilliant that Visual Studio provides an ASP.NET-like template language in the box with Visual Studio, but there is not much support – for example, there is no syntax colouring … Continue reading

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