Author Archives: Chris Woodruff

.editorconfig updates, more build options, better Roslyn support in Rider 2018.3 EAP

Last time, we looked at several new features and fixes available in the Rider 2018.3 Early Access Preview (EAP) version – but definitely not all of them! There are more things to cover… We have more flexibility for building .NET and .NET Core … Continue reading

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Redesigned Search Everywhere, Plugins, Templates and More in Rider 2018.3 EAP

With the Holiday Season right around the corner, we have a nice present for everyone: get the new Rider Early Access Preview (EAP) version and try it out! In Rider 2018.3, we’ve improved the Search Everywhere action along with a new … Continue reading

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Renaming projects the easy way – new refactoring in Rider 2018.3

We all have experienced the effort and time it takes to rename a project in a solution. We have to update folder and file names, adjust namespaces, fix various references, and usually yell at our computer to make things work. … Continue reading

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C# 7.2 and 7.3 updates for stackalloc

The latest versions of ReSharper 2018.2 and Rider 2018.2 come with support for C# 7.3. In this series, we are looking at these new language features in C# 7.3. Today we will look at the array initializers in stackalloc. This post is part of a series: Declaration expressions … Continue reading

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Looking at NuGet improvements in Rider 2018.2

In our latest Rider 2018.2 version, we made a number of improvements to using the NuGet package manager. We updated the NuGet Tool Window, resulting in a better experience. Specifically, we’ve added the option to filter and configure the NuGet log, detect when a NuGet package is auto-referenced from another NuGet package so not … Continue reading

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Looking at the unit testing improvements in Rider 2018.2

In our latest Rider 2018.2 version, we made a number of improvements to unit testing. We now allow for renaming and locking unit test sessions, resulting in a better unit testing experience. We’ve added the option to navigate to the Unit Test Explorer, working with … Continue reading

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Working with NPM and Yarn in Rider

Many developers are working with both .NET technologies as well as JavaScript or TypeScript. All of these ecosystems come with their own package managers to install (third-party) dependencies. Developers using Rider have probably already made use of built-in NuGet support to … Continue reading

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More formatting updates in ReSharper and Rider 2018.1.2

Our latest release of ReSharper 2018.1.2 includes improvements in formatting that we have not yet showcased in previous blog posts. We have already written a series about maintaining consistent code style with formatting inspections earlier. Now let’s look at some of the … Continue reading

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Navigation improvements in ReSharper 2018.1

Our latest release of ReSharper 2018.1 includes improvements in navigation. We will be looking at several navigation features for Go To that have been improved. Go To File Member ReSharper’s ability to move through the members with a file of … Continue reading

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Navigation improvements in Rider 2018.1 EAP

Our latest EAP builds of Rider 2018.1 include improvements in navigation. Let’s explore some of the new features for the Find Usages and Go To actions, such as getting results in a tool window (with previews!) as well as this being executed … Continue reading

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