Category Archives: How-To’s

This is a collection of use cases and scenarios (i.e. real problems solved with our .NET tools) that may be worth your attention.

Rider 2018.2 Release Candidate

If you can’t wait to get your hands on Rider 2018.2, great news: please welcome the Rider 2018.2 Release Candidate! A lot of you have been contributing to our EAP and so are fully aware of the changes coming in … Continue reading

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ReSharper Ultimate 2018.2 Release Candidate

ReSharper Ultimate 2018.2 RTM is just around the corner, which is why we’ve just published the ReSharper Ultimate 2018.2 Release Candidate. If you’ve opted in for our Early Access Program, you’re already aware of the coming updates. If not, let … Continue reading

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How does my app allocate to LOH? Find out with dotMemory 2018.2!

If you’re a long-term dotMemory user, you may have noticed the absence of big new features in dotMemory ever since we added support for memory dumps in 2017.2. Rest assured this is not because we’ve lost interest in memory profiling. … Continue reading

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Generating a GUID in Rider, colored parameter info, custom runtime arguments in Rider 2018.2 EAP

Sometimes, the little things matter. Our latest Rider 2018.2 EAP (Early Access Preview) build comes with several of those: there’s a Generate GUID tool, which generates a globally unique identifier we can use in our code. For C# and VB.NET, we now display colored parameter … Continue reading

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Null pointers: an opportunity, not an exception – Code smells series

This post is part of a 10-week series by Dino Esposito (@despos) around a common theme: code smells and code structure. Last week, we looked more closely at using the classical object-oriented concept of inheritance in our code base. This week, we will look … Continue reading

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Code completion improvements in Rider 2018.2 EAP

In our latest Rider 2018.2 EAP (Early Access Preview) build, we made a number of improvements to code completion. The scoring engine from R# is now being used, resulting in better code suggestions. We’ve added code completion for scratch files, … Continue reading

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Performance reports (and fixes) from the ReSharper issue tracker – ReSharper 2018.2 EAP

In the previous post, we shed some light on the improvements we’ve made around EditorConfig support in ReSharper, including the key obstacles we faced and what we did to overcome them. Today, we are going to go through performance requests … Continue reading

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Super SuperClasses – Code smells series

This post is part of a 10-week series by Dino Esposito (@despos) around a common theme: code smells and code structure. In our previous post, we looked at refactoring our code in a way that makes it more extensible, using dependency injection (DI) and … Continue reading

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ReSharper Ultimate 2018.1.4 and Rider 2018.1.4 are released!

Today, we’ve released both ReSharper Ultimate 2018.1.4 and Rider 2018.1.4. You can find more details about all the issues that were addressed below. ReSharper Ultimate 2018.1.4 We fixed a critical vulnerability in dotPeek and ReSharper which could allow an attacker … Continue reading

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> dotnet dotсover test

If you’ve got the idea of this post just by reading the title, you may skip the next paragraph and go right to the procedure. We’re going to talk about the dotCover.exe console runner and a new way to run … Continue reading

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