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.

Cloud Shell Web Preview, debug individual Azure Functions, explore ARM – Azure Toolkit for Rider 2019.2 updates

With Rider 2019.2 released, we’re also releasing an update to the Azure Toolkit for Rider release. Next to a number of bug fixes, we’ve implemented support for Cloud Shell Web Preview to access HTTP services running in the Cloud Shell container. We have … Continue reading

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Debugger additions for Rider 2019.2: Pin to Top, Floating Actions, and Redesigned Stack Frames

When  analyzing and fixing bugs, debugging is essential. Rider already ships with a lot of helpful debugging features, like smart-step-into, tooltip evaluation or thread-specific breakpoints. In version 2019.2, we improved performance for stack calculation and stepping a lot. Also, we’ve … Continue reading

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Webinar – TDD and the Terminator – An introduction to Test Driven Development

Join us Thursday, September 5, 2019, 16:00 – 17:00 CEST (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT or check other timezones) for our free live webinar, TDD and the Terminator – An introduction to Test Driven Development, with Layla Porter. Register now! Getting started with Test … Continue reading

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Using third-party Windows Forms controls with Rider

We introduced Windows Forms support in Rider 2019.1, and have been working hard on improvements. While Microsoft provides a standard set of controls with Windows Forms, many development teams make use of third-party control libraries, such as those by Telerik, DevExpress, Syncfusion, … Continue reading

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.NET Annotated Monthly – August 2019

Welcome to the newest newsletter from JetBrains, .NET Annotated Monthly! This newsletter is hosted by Rachel Appel, a Developer Advocate at JetBrains, with occasional updates from other JetBrains Developer Advocates. In this newsletter you’ll be treated to .NET (and related) news, tips … Continue reading

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Find your perfect coding style using Rider

A coding style is a way to consistently write code in a particular way. Style is all about readability. A good style should make it smooth, easy, and pleasant for you and others to read and modify. Code that’s easy … Continue reading

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Webinar – From F# to JavaScript with Fable

Join us Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 16:00 – 17:00 CEST (10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT or check other timezones) for our free live webinar, From F# to JavaScript with Fable, with Florian Verdonck. Register now! Fable is an F# to JavaScript compiler powered by Babel, … Continue reading

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Work effectively with JSON using Rider

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a text based, language independent data format. It’s more widely used than any other format, surpassing XML and others in popularity. That’s because JSON is meant to address the shortcomings of other data formats so that … Continue reading

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Fun and entertaining plugins for Rider

Rider’s ecosystem has many plugins covering a multitude of categories, including really fun ones. We’ve highlighted several plugins on this blog previously, but none specifically for the “fun stuff” category – apart from maybe Power Mode II and Nyan Progress … Continue reading

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Readme.txt support, XDT transforms, native credential providers and more Rider 2019.2 NuGet updates

The latest Rider 2019.2 Early Access Preview (EAP) brings a bunch of updates to the built-in NuGet client! We now display a package’s readme.txt to help determine next steps after installing a package. XDT transformations are run, automatically adding/removing entries from configuration … Continue reading

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