Author Archives: Maarten Balliauw

Introducing the JetBrains redistributable of MSBuild

Over the past year, JetBrains Rider has become the primary IDE for many .NET developers. Many of our users have been asking us about how they can develop and build their applications without having Visual Studio 2017 installed. The answer is … Continue reading

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Rider 2018.1 brings file ordering to F# projects

The latest build of Rider 2018.1 EAP brings joy to F# developers by adding file ordering to F# projects! Files are now ordered in dependency order, and we can drag-and-drop to reorder files in our project. Let’s have a look! File ordering for … Continue reading

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Entity Framework support in Rider 2018.1

A fresh build of Rider 2018.1 EAP just landed, adding Entity Framework support! Rider adds functionality to enable migrations, add a migration, get migrations, update the database and more! On Windows, Linux and macOS! Let’s check this out, shall we? Initializing Entity … Continue reading

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Memory View – Exploring .NET memory while debugging with Rider 2018.1

During the past few weeks, the Rider 2018.1 EAP builds came with a number of new debugger features, and today’s build is no different. Rider 2018.1 EAP adds another improvement: a Memory View that lets us explore the managed heap while debugging, allowing … Continue reading

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XAML preview tool window for WPF in Rider

A fresh new build of Rider 2018.1 EAP just landed with many new additions. There was already a WPF Application project template, and we have now added a XAML preview tool window for WPF (on Windows)! When working in a WPF window or … Continue reading

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Viewing, filtering and navigation for log files in Rider 2018.1 EAP

Our latest Rider 2018.1 EAP build comes with support for the Ideolog plugin. The what now? Well, the Ideolog plugin is a rich viewer for .log files that adds highlighting based on log level and other properties, folding for log fields in the IDE and much … Continue reading

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Navigation, find usages, file structure for F# scripts in Rider 2018.1 EAP!

Our latest EAP builds of Rider 2018.1 come with a number of F# scripting updates, such as several bugfixes related to Mono, and no longer requiring MSBuild 12 to be installed. We are also bringing more ReSharper features to the world … Continue reading

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Roslyn analyzer support in Rider 2018.1 EAP

While writing code, Rider performs code analysis and helps us spot any errors, problems or potential improvements. With over 2.400 code inspections that come from ReSharper and WebStorm, Rider helps us improve code quality in every language it supports (C#, VB.NET, F#, … Continue reading

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ReSharper 2018.2 will require .NET Framework 4.6.1

TL;DR: ReSharper 2018.2 will require having .NET Framework 4.6.1 installed. Starting with the next ReSharper 2018.2 release, we will require having .NET Framework 4.6.1 installed on your machine. Earlier versions of ReSharper will continue to work on .NET Framework 4.5. Why … Continue reading

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Run web site projects, edit file properties and more project model updates in Rider

The latest Rider 2018.1 EAP build comes with a number of updates to the project model. It’s now possible to open and run web site projects (you know, those projects that are just folders), file properties can be edited for .NET … Continue reading

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