Maarten Balliauw is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains, working on .NET tools and Space. He focuses on .NET, Azure, web technologies and application performance. Maarten is a frequent speaker at various national and international events. In his free time, he brews his own beer. Follow him on Twitter or check out his personal blog.
OSS Power-Ups: Silk.NET – Webinar Recording
The recording of our webinar, OSS Power-Ups: Silk.NET, with Dylan Perks and Kai Jellinghaus, is now available. Subscribe to our community newsletter to receive notifications about future webinars. This is the fourth episode of our series of OSS Power-Ups, where we put a spotlight on open-source .NET projects. Silk.NET is a high-performance, low-level wrapper over many native libra
OSS Power-Ups: Snoop – Webinar Recording
The recording of our webinar, OSS Power-Ups: Snoop, with Bastian Schmidt, is now available. Subscribe to our community newsletter to receive notifications about future webinars. This is the third episode of our OSS Power-Ups series, where we want to put a spotlight on open-source .NET projects. Snoop is the swiss army knife when it comes to analyzing and dissecting WPF UI. Unlike
Webinar: Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Docker
Join us Thursday, June 24, 2021, 16:00 - 17:00 CEST (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT or check other timezones) for our free live webinar, Absolute Beginner's Guide to Docker, with Jonathan Turner. Register now and get a reminder, or join on YouTube Are you tired of hearing people gush about how great Docker, Kubernetes and containers are and not knowing exactly what they’re talkin
Rider NuGet Credential Provider for JetBrains Space private repositories
With the 2021.1 release of our IDE's, we also made available the Space plugin. This plugin lets you authenticate with a Space organization, work with automation scripts for CI/CD, and browse Space code reviews. In Space, you can also create private NuGet feeds that your team can use. So, the .NET developer advocacy team was thinking... 🤔 What if we create a Rider plugin, that automaticall
Case Study: How GritWorld uses Rider and Avalonia to Build a Powerful 3D Engine
A few weeks back, we had a chat with Dariusz Komosinski, Lead Software Engineer at GritWorld. He shared with us some background about how they use JetBrains Rider and the cross-platform Avalonia UI framework to build GritGene, their powerful real-time 3D graphics engine. Hi Dariusz, can you tell us a bit more about yourself and GritWorld? I am a Lead Software Engineer at GritWorld. Throughou
Introducing Space Code Owners
Learn how to define an owner for specific paths or files in a Git repo, and enable approval from code owners as a quality gate for merge requests in Space.
ReSharper and Visual Studio 2022 64-bit
Good news! Microsoft has announced a new version of Visual Studio 2022. And of course, we will make sure that ReSharper is available for it to help you write better code. The announcement from Microsoft also reveals that Visual Studio will be 64-bit. Our own Rider IDE has been 64-bit since 2017, and it's great to see Visual Studio finally doing this too. Welcome to the 64-bit club! 👋
Sherlock Holmes and the case of a crashing devenv.exe
One of our customers was seeing crashes of Visual Studio and ReSharper, because of what looked like an out of memory situation. Visual Studio with ReSharper would crash loading a large solution. We expected a memory leak, or fragmentation of the Large Object Heap (LOH). But that was not the case. In this post, let’s look at an interesting issue that we investigated (and resolved) during the past
How We Use Space to Develop Content For the JetBrains Guide
In this blog post, you'll see how the developer advocacy team at JetBrains adopted Space to make developing content in the JetBrains Guide easier.
New .NET Guide Tutorials – From Visual Studio to Rider, ReSharper Essentials, Docker, and more!
Good news, everyone! We've added several new tutorials to the JetBrains .NET Guide! JetBrains .NET Guide The .NET Guide was introduced in 2020, as a central place for tutorials, tips & tricks for .NET and the JetBrains .NET tools. Let's see what's new! Moving from Visual Studio to JetBrains Rider If you're eager to explore JetBrains Rider, our fast, cross-platform .NET IDE, we've written a jum
Case Study – How Innoveo builds a no-code solution with Rider
Over the past few weeks, we’ve been chatting with Laurent Kempé, Team Leader & Distinguished Solution Architect at Innoveo. They are using JetBrains Rider to write code for their no-code platform. Let’s take a look at their journey…
.NET 5 Dependency Injection – Webinar Recording
The recording of our webinar, .NET 5 Dependency Injection, with Steve Collins. Subscribe to our community newsletter to receive notifications about future webinars. Since the release of .NET Core (now.NET 5), more developers are making use of dependency injection by using the default Microsoft Dependency Injection container that comes out of the box with .NET Core. This default implementation is