Category Archives: dotTrace Tips&Tricks

This category includes helpful information about dotTrace’s “cool features” and other neat technical details.

How to instantly profile any method in your code with ReSharper and dotTrace

As you may already know, starting with ReSharper 9 all our .NET products share a common platform (including ReSharper, dotCover, dotTrace, dotMemory, and dotPeek). This allowed us to create the ReSharper Ultimate bundle which includes the entire .NET product lineup. … Continue reading

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Performance Profiling in Continuous Integration: dotTrace and TeamCity

Performance testing is growing more and more popular as one of the most effective methods for preventing application performance regression. Usually, by performance testing developers mean web application load testing, stress and spike testing, i.e. all types of tests that … Continue reading

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Understanding how SQL queries impact app performance, with dotTrace 6.1

Application performance depends on a huge variety of factors: code design, web server performance, possible network lags, and so on. Effective execution of SQL queries is an additional concern. Naturally, you want your profiler to cover as many of these … Continue reading

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Exploring .NET Core with ReSharper Ultimate

We recently started the EAP for ReSharper 9.1, and it might have been easy to miss that the EAP is not just for ReSharper, but for ReSharper Ultimate – that is, our entire .NET tools product range. Starting with ReSharper 9.0, … Continue reading

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Overview of dotTrace 6 Timeline Profiling

In our announcement post for dotTrace 6, we introduced a new profiling method: Timeline profiling. Let’s explore what it is, how it can help us and how it compares to other profiling methods like sampling, tracing and line-by-line profiling. We’ll also … Continue reading

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Working with dotTrace Home

When we announced the dotTrace 6, we’ve already had a quick look at the new starting point in our performance profiler: the dotTrace Home. We can use it to start a new local or remote profiling session for known .NET application … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording and Q&A: What’s New in dotTrace 6

The recording of our December, 16th webinar with Maarten Balliauw, What’s New in dotTrace 6, is now available on JetBrains YouTube Channel. In this webinar Maarten explores the new dotTrace 6 release that delivers a great deal of new and exciting … Continue reading

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Live Webinars: What’s New in ReSharper 9 (Dec 11); What’s New in dotTrace 6 (Dec 16)

ReSharper 9 was just released along with dotTrace 6, dotCover 3, dotMemory 4.2 and dotPeek 1.3. As all JetBrains .NET tools now use a single installer, you can download ReSharper 9 and choose to install only ReSharper or more of our .NET tools. For a quick overview … Continue reading

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Profiling ASP.NET vNext using dotMemory and dotTrace

With ASP.NET vNext (working title), Microsoft is making some bold moves towards opening up development and deployment options for building applications. For starters, we no longer have to install the full .NET framework on our servers: ASP.NET vNext lets us … Continue reading

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ReSharper 8.2.1 Release Candidate Is Here

ReSharper 8.2.1 Release Candidate has arrived. In case you don’t have any issuses with ReSharper 8.2 feel free to skip this update. Please download and try the RC build if the following improvements fix problems that you experienced with ReSharper … Continue reading

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