Author Archives: Maarten Balliauw

Best Practices for Building Async APIs with ASP.NET Core – Webinar Recording

The recording of our January 22 webinar with Kevin Dockx is now available, as well  some resources and external links. Subscribe to our community newsletter to receive notifications about future webinars. Did you know the main driver for async isn’t performance but scalability? Ever … Continue reading

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Typing Assists, Code Analysis for Unused Opens, and More F# Updates in Rider

In our latest Rider 2018.3 release, we have made a number of updates to F# functionality: a bunch of new typing assists for brackets, quotes, indenting and more, code analysis for unused opens (and an optimize opens quick-fix), renaming of local symbols, updates to how Find Usages handles union cases and type … Continue reading

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Code Vision in Rider: Enriching the Editor with Contextual Information and Navigation

Good news, everyone! The latest Rider 2018.3 Early Access Preview (EAP) build comes with Code Vision, an easy way to focus on our code while getting additional information about it. One of the first things you will notice when opening the editor in Rider … Continue reading

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Webinar – Best Practices for Building Async APIs with ASP.NET Core

Did you know the main driver for async isn’t performance but scalability? Ever wondered why it makes sense to async I/O-bound tasks, but why doing the same with a long-running algorithm can actually hurt scalability? Or why using .Result on … Continue reading

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Detection of code styles and naming with ReSharper

While ReSharper comes with often-used defaults for code formatting and naming, some developer teams want to use different settings. And while ReSharper can be configured to pretty much any code style out there, there are many settings to tweak: ReSharper has 278 … Continue reading

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Work with databases and the Azure Cloud Shell – Azure Toolkit for Rider 2018.3 EAP

Many .NET developers work with Microsoft Azure to develop and deploy their applications, which we support in the Azure Toolkit for Rider. We are happy to announce the new release of the Azure Toolkit for Rider 2018.3 EAP! With this release, it is … Continue reading

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Remote debugging comes to Rider 2018.3!

The latest Rider 2018.3 Early Access Preview (EAP) build brings remote debugging of .NET, .NET Core and Mono applications! By setting up an SSH connection, we can attach to a running process on a remote machine and step into code. Better even, … Continue reading

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Inline parameter name hints for C# and VB.NET in ReSharper and Rider

When editing code in the latest builds of ReSharper 2018.3 EAP and Rider 2018.3 EAP,  the inline parameter hints for C# and VB.NET are something you will notice immediately. Let’s see how this new feature makes code more readable, and how we can configure it. What are … Continue reading

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Named tuple inference, leading digit separator, non-trailing named arguments – VB.NET 15.3 and 15.5 language features in ReSharper and Rider

A while ago, we did a blog series about C# 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, and C# 7.3 language features. It’s high time we did something similar for VB.NET! The latest ReSharper 2018.3 EAP and Rider 2018.3 EAP come with VB.NET 15.3 and 15.5 language … Continue reading

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Using .NET Core launchSettings.json to run/debug apps in Rider

A .NET Core application can have a file called launchSettings.json, which describes how a project can be launched. It describes the command to run, whether the browser should be opened, which environment variables should be set, and so on. This … Continue reading

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