Author Archives: Matt Ellis

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, 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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ReSharper 7.1 Plugins

ReSharper 7.1 has only just been released, and once again, it’s time to congratulate our plugin authors on how quickly they have support for the latest version ready. A lot of these plugins are Open Source, and produced in the … Continue reading

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Add Packages, not References – a NuGet plugin for ReSharper

Generally speaking, ReSharper and NuGet get along just fine, happily ignoring each other. NuGet automates downloading, extracting and referencing third party assemblies. ReSharper simply uses those assemblies, without needing to know how they were referenced. The assemblies’ metadata is available … Continue reading

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A Super Simple ReSharper Plugin – MVC Verbs

ReSharper has many extension points. Some are obvious and well known, such as the element problem analyzer “squigglies”, the Quick Fix “lightbulb” menu items, unit testing support or code cleanup modules. But there are plenty more, perhaps not as obvious, … Continue reading

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ReSharper 7.0 Plug-ins

ReSharper 7.0 was only released a couple of weeks ago, and it’s a testament to the plug-in community that so many plug-ins are already up-to-date with the new version. We’re going to take a more in-depth look at some of … Continue reading

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