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Rider 2023.2 Release Candidate Is Available

There’s only a few days left before the next major release for Rider! Don’t feel like waiting? Get a sneak peek of Rider 2023.2 now by downloading the Release Candidate build that has just landed on our website.

The Release Candidate build contains all of the notable changes that we’ve introduced over the course of the Early Access Program and covered in our previous blog posts.

Here are the highlights:

  • GitLab integration.
  • AI Assistant [Limited Access].
  • Customizable project headers.
  • Reworked Build tool window.
  • Improved support for raw string literals and local functions.
  • Inspections and quick-fixes for handling common Entity Framework issues and redundant nullable directives.
  • Early support for C# 12’s primary constructors and lambda expressions with optional parameters.
  • Dramatically improved solution loading speed.
  • Find Usages Advanced functionality.
  • Numerous UX/UI upgrades, including accessibility improvements.
  • Background commit checks.
  • Option to commit specific lines of code.
  • Improvements for working with Roslyn analyzers and Source Generators.
  • Extended support for Unity DOTS and ShaderLab files.
  • Optimized Blueprint indexing for Unreal Engine solutions.
  • Memory snapshot collection and analysis.
  • Integration of the Qodana code quality platform.
  • Improved F# support.
  • Feature Trainer for Rider.
  • LSP support for plugin developers.

If you encounter any issues when using Rider 2023.2 Release Candidate, please let us know in our issue tracker.

Just a reminder: There are a few ways you can download and install the latest preview build:

Which features and updates are you most excited about? Let us know in the comments below or tweet at us.

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