Author Archives: Maarten Balliauw

Incremental build in Rider

In my opinion, the best features are just a checkbox that enables powerful scenarios. Rider has features like this, and one of them is called incremental build. Behold! Incremental build reduces the time needed to build a solution by only building projects … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 22: Xamarin iOS, unit testing improvements, compound run configurations and more

Good news, everyone! A new Rider EAP build is now available for download! As always, a fresh EAP means we’ve been fixing a number of bugs, improved existing features and added some new ones. Rider EAP 22 comes with: Xamarin Mac … Continue reading

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Local History in Rider: undo and redo on steroids

We’ve all been there. Investigating a bug, making some code changes, then finding that these changes don’t fix the bug. Rinse, repeat, and two hours later we realize that first attempt needed just a little tweak. How can we roll … Continue reading

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Working with TODO items in Rider

Usually, coding and review tasks are logged in an issue tracker like YouTrack, JIRA or Visual Studio Team Services, all systems that can be connected to from within JetBrains Rider. But what with those typical TODO comments? Do they go into … Continue reading

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F# support in Rider – what’s there and what’s coming

Back when we opened the public Rider Early Access Program (EAP), we announced Rider as a cross-platform .NET IDE. We started out with C# and VB.NET, but there are of course three major CLR languages, so that means… we have recently added … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 21: F# support, bundled TFS plugin and more

A new Rider EAP build is available for download! In this Rider EAP 21, we’ve fixed a number of bugs, bundled the TFS plugin to make working with TFS and VSTS easier, added detection of existing file indents for editing, added highlighting … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 20: Xamarin Android, Node.js, .NET Core improvements, and more

Our build servers are still smoking, but they delivered something nice: a new Rider EAP build is available for download! Rider EAP 20 fixes a number of bugs, improves .NET Core support, has better NuGet performance, supports Xamarin Android applications, … Continue reading

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Webinar recording: Exploring .NET’s memory management

The recording of our recent webinar with Maarten Balliauw, Exploring .NET’s memory management, is now available: We’ll take a trip down memory lane and look into how .NET memory management works. We’ll start off with the .NET Garbage Collector (GC) is really cool … Continue reading

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Rider EAP update: .csproj-based .NET Core support (and how to migrate)

The latest Rider Early Access Program (EAP) build now supports working with .csproj-based .NET Core projects. In this post, let’s see what that means, what is supported (and what is yet to come) and how to migrate from the (deprecated) … Continue reading

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Webinar: Exploring .NET’s memory management

Join us Thursday, April 6, 16:00 – 17:00 CEST (check other timezones) for our free live webinar, Exploring .NET’s Memory Management, with Maarten Balliauw. In this webinar, we’ll take a trip down memory lane and look into how .NET memory management … Continue reading

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