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 EAP 23: .NET Core debugger is back, Code Cleanup, and more

There’s a new Rider EAP build available for download, and it’s full of changes, large and small, including Code Cleanup, new project and solution settings, VB.NET project templates, F# unit testing, an updated console, per-framework Solution Wide Analysis results, as … Continue reading

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Installation issues? Get ReSharper Ultimate 2017.1.3

Are you having issues installing ReSharper in the last few days? Does the ReSharper installer complain that it doesn’t find any zones exactly matching 15.something? If this is what you’re seeing, then get ReSharper Ultimate 2017.1.3. Looks like that the … Continue reading

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ReSharper Ultimate 2017.2 EAP: What’s new in build 1?

Last week, we announced the ReSharper Ultimate 2017.2 EAP (Early Access Program) is now available. If you downloaded it already, you may have discovered some of the new features and enhancements made in ReSharper and ReSharper C++. If not, no worries! In … Continue reading

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ReSharper Ultimate 2017.2 EAP kicks off

ReSharper Ultimate 2017.2 Early Access Program is now underway: you are welcome to download and install the latest builds of ReSharper, ReSharper C++, dotCover, dotTrace, dotMemory, dotPeek, as well as various command-line packages that we provide. So far, version 2017.2 mostly … Continue reading

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Incremental build in Rider

In my opinion, the best features are just a checkbox that enables powerful scenarios. Rider has features like this, and one of them is called incremental build. Behold! Incremental build reduces the time needed to build a solution by only building projects … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 22: Xamarin iOS, unit testing improvements, compound run configurations and more

Good news, everyone! A new Rider EAP build is now available for download! As always, a fresh EAP means we’ve been fixing a number of bugs, improved existing features and added some new ones. Rider EAP 22 comes with: Xamarin Mac … Continue reading

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Local History in Rider: undo and redo on steroids

We’ve all been there. Investigating a bug, making some code changes, then finding that these changes don’t fix the bug. Rinse, repeat, and two hours later we realize that first attempt needed just a little tweak. How can we roll … Continue reading

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dotMemory Command Line Tools

In the 2017.1 release, dotMemory introduced a console profiler. Now, using the dotMemory.exe tool, you can perform memory profiling from the command line. Why would you? The short answer would be to automate the process of gathering memory snapshots. There … Continue reading

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Working with TODO items in Rider

Usually, coding and review tasks are logged in an issue tracker like YouTrack, JIRA or Visual Studio Team Services, all systems that can be connected to from within JetBrains Rider. But what with those typical TODO comments? Do they go into … Continue reading

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Colored background highlighting in dotCover 2017.1

Right after dotCover 2016.3 introduced a new way to highlight code coverage (markers in the gutter instead of colored backgrounds), we immediately got a flurry of “Bring it back!” comments. Indeed, there is a range of tasks where the “old-style” … Continue reading

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