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.

Code Vision in Rider: Enriching the Editor with Contextual Information and Navigation

Good news, everyone! The latest Rider 2018.3 Early Access Preview (EAP) build comes with Code Vision, an easy way to focus on our code while getting additional information about it. One of the first things you will notice when opening the editor in Rider … Continue reading

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Rider 2018.3 Is Just Around the Corner

As the title says, the Rider 2018.3 release is on its way. Before it hits us, take this opportunity to take all the new features and improvements for a spin! The latest build, available here, includes: Code Vision Remote debugging … Continue reading

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ReSharper Ultimate 2018.3 Is Within Spitting Distance!

Hello there, Coming into the homestretch of this release cycle, we’ve just published the new EAP8 build for ReSharper Ultimate 2018.3. If you’ve been wanting to try all the new features before this major release goes public, now is the … Continue reading

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Webinar – Best Practices for Building Async APIs with ASP.NET Core

Did you know the main driver for async isn’t performance but scalability? Ever wondered why it makes sense to async I/O-bound tasks, but why doing the same with a long-running algorithm can actually hurt scalability? Or why using .Result on … Continue reading

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Detection of code styles and naming with ReSharper

While ReSharper comes with often-used defaults for code formatting and naming, some developer teams want to use different settings. And while ReSharper can be configured to pretty much any code style out there, there are many settings to tweak: ReSharper has 278 … Continue reading

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Work with databases and the Azure Cloud Shell – Azure Toolkit for Rider 2018.3 EAP

Many .NET developers work with Microsoft Azure to develop and deploy their applications, which we support in the Azure Toolkit for Rider. We are happy to announce the new release of the Azure Toolkit for Rider 2018.3 EAP! With this release, it is … Continue reading

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Remote debugging comes to Rider 2018.3!

The latest Rider 2018.3 Early Access Preview (EAP) build brings remote debugging of .NET, .NET Core and Mono applications! By setting up an SSH connection, we can attach to a running process on a remote machine and step into code. Better even, … Continue reading

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Inline parameter name hints for C# and VB.NET in ReSharper and Rider

When editing code in the latest builds of ReSharper 2018.3 EAP and Rider 2018.3 EAP,  the inline parameter hints for C# and VB.NET are something you will notice immediately. Let’s see how this new feature makes code more readable, and how we can configure it. What are … Continue reading

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Renaming projects the easy way – new refactoring in Rider 2018.3

We all have experienced the effort and time it takes to rename a project in a solution. We have to update folder and file names, adjust namespaces, fix various references, and usually yell at our computer to make things work. … Continue reading

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Named tuple inference, leading digit separator, non-trailing named arguments – VB.NET 15.3 and 15.5 language features in ReSharper and Rider

A while ago, we did a blog series about C# 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, and C# 7.3 language features. It’s high time we did something similar for VB.NET! The latest ReSharper 2018.3 EAP and Rider 2018.3 EAP come with VB.NET 15.3 and 15.5 language … Continue reading

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