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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
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
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
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
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