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 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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F# support in Rider – what’s there and what’s coming

Back when we opened the public Rider Early Access Program (EAP), we announced Rider as a cross-platform .NET IDE. We started out with C# and VB.NET, but there are of course three major CLR languages, so that means… we have recently added … Continue reading

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Rider: licensing and pricing

How much will Rider cost? Will it be a part of JetBrains All Products pack? We have faced these and related questions for quite a while, and it’s about time we make this information public. Commercial and personal pricing Here’s … Continue reading

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ReSharper Ultimate 2017.1.2: unit testing, TypeScript, C++ fixes

We’ve got a new bug-fix update for you: please welcome ReSharper Ultimate 2017.1.2. ReSharper adds 70+ fixes. This includes a set of unit test runner fixes: the runner now correctly runs the entire session instead of just running the current selection (RSRP-464189); … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 21: F# support, bundled TFS plugin and more

A new Rider EAP build is available for download! In this Rider EAP 21, we’ve fixed a number of bugs, bundled the TFS plugin to make working with TFS and VSTS easier, added detection of existing file indents for editing, added highlighting … Continue reading

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Rider EAP 20: Xamarin Android, Node.js, .NET Core improvements, and more

Our build servers are still smoking, but they delivered something nice: a new Rider EAP build is available for download! Rider EAP 20 fixes a number of bugs, improves .NET Core support, has better NuGet performance, supports Xamarin Android applications, … Continue reading

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