Category Archives: How-To’s

This is a collection of use cases and scenarios (i.e. real problems solved with our .NET tools) that may be worth your attention.

Remote profiling Windows Azure Cloud Services with dotTrace

With dotTrace Performance, we can profile applications running on our local computer as well as on remote machines. The latter can be very useful when some performance problems only occur on the staging server (or even worse: only in production). … Continue reading

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TeamCity plugin for Visual Studio

When working with TeamCity and Visual Studio, we can do a lot of things right from within our IDE. We can trigger a remote run, fetch dotCover code coverage information from the server, view changes and builds from a tool … Continue reading

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Meet ReSharper 7.1.2, dotTrace 5.3.1 Performance

Two quick maintenance releases to our .NET tools become available today: please download ReSharper 7.1.2 and dotTrace 5.3.1 Performance. ReSharper 7.1.2 contains fixes to Find Usages (RSRP-336714) and auto-completion in XAML (RSRP-337050), brings a pack of unit testing improvements related … Continue reading

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ReSharper and custom ASP.NET MVC view location

Since ReSharper 5, we’ve had splendid support for ASP.NET MVC. One of the features included for ASP.NET MVC is Navigate to View and Create View. When working in an ASP.NET MVC action method, these methods allows us to either navigate … Continue reading

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Webinar – When Hadi met Julie, “A story of Entity Framework, ReSharper, A Spaniard and The Data Farm Queen”

When Hadi tried to create an Entity Framework app, he realized just how bad of a noob he really was (not surprising). He then decided to call on a favor to Julie, the Data Farm Queen. As Julie was teaching … Continue reading

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Performance tracing a Windows Store application with dotTrace

More and more developers are jumping on the opportunity to create applications for the Windows Store. Since most of these apps are very visual and need to be very responsive, it’s really important to know if and where there’s room … Continue reading

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Using NuGet to simplify remote profiling with dotTrace

We’ve all been there, someone calls you about the fact that the application is slow. No matter how hard you try, it’s impossible to reproduce the issue on your development machine: the issue only occurs in production. What do you … Continue reading

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Code Formatting Improvements in ReSharper 7.1

Code formatting is, and will always remain, a sensitive subject: with many companies having their own specific standards, it’s very difficult to please everyone. In ReSharper 7.1, we’ve taken another shot at smoothing out the formatting experience with more options … Continue reading

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ReSharper and ViEmu Productivity Webinar Recording

The webinar recording of the October 24th session, Increase Visual Studio Productivity with ReSharper and ViEmu is now available on JetBrains.tv and YouTube. Learn how to use increase your coding productivity within Microsoft Visual Studio using ReSharper and ViEmu in … Continue reading

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XAML Support Refresh in ReSharper 7.1

Just so you know, we’re continuously trying to improve the coding experience of everyone who works with XAML. ReSharper 7.0 that we have released a couple of months ago was highly focused on supporting Windows Store application development and quite frankly, didn’t contain many … Continue reading

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