Author Archives: Maarten Balliauw

Rider EAP update: Editor presentation improvements

Since we first released the Early Access Preview (EAP) of Rider, our cross-platform IDE, we’ve been hard at work improving many aspects of it. We spent quite some time improving visible (and invisible) aspects of the editor. Let’s look at some … Continue reading

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Rider EAP update: Code style settings and layers

Since our first public Early Access Preview (EAP) for Rider, we’ve been hard at work improving our cross-platform IDE for .NET development. Rider helps keeping a consistent code style throughout our code base, applying style settings that are based on widely … Continue reading

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State of the union: ReSharper C# 7 and VB.NET 15 support

When we released ReSharper 2016.3 (and earlier this week, ReSharper 2017.1 EAP), we introduced initial support for C# 7 and VB.NET 15. For example, ReSharper now understands binary literals and digit separators, as well as local functions with several inspections. … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 17: NuGet, unit testing, good and bad news on debugging

Ah, the scent of fresh software in the morning. We just published a fresh Rider Early Access Preview (EAP) version, go grab it! (Unless you’re about to debug .NET Core: if you are, read on first.) What’s in this build? Significant … Continue reading

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Working with multiple solutions in Rider

Since we opened the public Early Access Preview (EAP) for Rider, we have shipped a few updates that contained bugfixes as well as new features. We received great feedback from all of you, with one big request: “Make it possible … Continue reading

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Rider front end plugin development

While JetBrains is still working on a full SDK for Rider, it is already possible to make a plugin for it – at least for the front-end part. As Rider is built on IntelliJ Platform, just like WebStorm and IntelliJ … Continue reading

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Code generation improvements in ReSharper 2016.3

ReSharper’s code generation actions can create a lot of code for us. Why manually write a constructor that initializes type members? Why manually implement interface methods and properties? ReSharper can do those things for us! Some say developers who use tools … Continue reading

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Exploring Intermediate Language (IL) with ReSharper and dotPeek

When compiling .NET languages, our source code is not translated into native code for the platform it will run on. Instead, code is translated into Intermediate Language (IL) which can then be executed on a variety of platforms and CPU … Continue reading

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What if this method were faster? Forecasting performance with dotTrace

When profiling and analyzing performance of an application, we sometimes ask ourselves questions like, “What if this method were faster?”, “What would be the performance gain if we made this specific call 50% more efficient?”, and “Is it worth doing?” One … Continue reading

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Navigate to text in a solution with Go to Text in ReSharper

Navigating within a solution is easy with ReSharper. Hitting Ctrl+T lets us navigate to types, symbols and files in our solution. In ReSharper Ultimate 2016.2 we added another navigation, Go to Text, which makes navigation to text in source and … Continue reading

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