JetBrains Rider 2017.2 is released

Please welcome Rider 2017.2 RTM: this year’s second major update to the new .NET IDE.

JetBrains Rider 2017.2 is released

For a recap, here are the highlights of this Rider update:

  • Support for .NET Core 2.0: you can now edit, run, debug, test, navigate and refactor your shiny new .NET Core applications.
  • Call and value tracking: inspect where a value originates and where it’s passed next, or what call trees a method is part of.
  • MSTest support: Rider can now run unit tests that target both the classic MSTest and the newer cross-platform MSTest V2.
  • Opening individual folders or files, because not all code is in a solution or project. Alternatively, you can attach a folder to an exiting solution.
  • Multiple debugger updates including the Parallel Stacks view, lambda evaluation, and marking variables.
  • New refactorings ported from ReSharper: Transform Parameters and Invert Boolean.
  • Updates from the latest ReSharper, including improved support for C# 7.0, initial support for C# 7.1, and an assortment of code inspections.
  • Evolving F# support, including code folding, XML doc comment tooltips, and evaluating expressions on hover.
  • Unity support improvements, such as new file templates and better ShaderLab code highlighting.
  • Updates from the latest IntelliJ Platform in terms of VCS integration, JavaScript and TypeScript support, and better textual search.

Learn more about Rider 2017.2 and download the update!

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5 Responses to JetBrains Rider 2017.2 is released

  1. John Doe says:

    One of the biggest reasons for staying with VS is the support for TFS.
    The jetbrains plugin works fine for most actions, but completely messes up branching.
    I submitted an issue a while back: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/RIDER-9878 and I’m not sure if it was the right place to submit it.

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