Author Archives: Rachel Appel

About Rachel Appel

Rachel Appel is a Developer Advocate at JetBrains focusing on .NET, Azure, and web development technologies. She has been in the business of creating software for nearly 30 years as an author, mentor, and speaker at top industry conferences around the world. Her hobbies include science, reading, languages, and travel. Follow Rachel on Twitter or check out her personal blog

Publishing applications to IIS, Azure, AWS and more – using Rider!

Shipping is a feature! At JetBrains, we love to ship software. We like it so much we release EAP versions of software in addition to stable releases. Whether it’s to the cloud, on an in-house networked server, or elsewhere, your … Continue reading

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.NET Annotated Monthly | March 2020

What happened in March in computing history? March 1986: Microsoft went public. Bill Gates was only 30 years old and the deal was for $350 million. This really got the ball rolling, setting the path for Microsoft’s domination of the … Continue reading

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Rider 2020.1 Roadmap

We’d like to share our plans for Rider 2020.1 with you and find out what we can do next to improve your development experience. Your feedback is always welcome! For the 2020 release, we’ve been burning through the Great Ticket … Continue reading

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.NET Annotated Monthly | February 2020

In February 1991, Sun Microsystems brought Java technology to the world! In 1996, Deep Blue was the first computer program to beat Gary Kasparov, a grandmaster in chess. What will February 2020 bring to the world?

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New color highlighting features in ReSharper 2019.3

Starting from ReSharper 2019.3, we added more colors settings for highlighting code from Tools | Options | Fonts and Colors to adjust code highlighting more precisely. Let’s take a look at the new color options that are available! Before getting … Continue reading

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.NET Annotated Monthly | January 2020

And here we are, turning over a new year. Happy new year, everyone! Apple has made a lot of news in January over the years. The company itself incorporated in January 1977. Later, Apple introduced the Lisa computer in 1983 … Continue reading

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File bug and feature reports effectively and easily

This may seem basic to some, but a significant number of bug reports are difficult for the product developers to understand, because they are missing information, are vague or poorly written. Some users report problems with software but leave out … Continue reading

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.NET Annotated Monthly | December 2019

Did you know? In December, 1968 The CDC 7600 supercomputer was announced. This computer was enormous compared to today’s machines at 188 cm (74 in) tall and 302 cm (119 in) wide! But it paved the way for modern devices … Continue reading

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A quick overview of ASP.NET Core with Rider

ASP.NET Core is Microsoft’s latest version of its web development framework. It enables developers to build full stack web apps that are maintainable and scalable. This post covers a few basics about building ASP.NET Core web apps with Rider such … Continue reading

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Find your perfect web development style using Rider

Authoring web apps requires that you blend several languages to create the final product – HTML, JavaScript, and CSS at a minimum. Additionally, we often have to deal with a server side language such as ASP.NET, PHP, Java, or Python, … Continue reading

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