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.

Entity Framework support in Rider 2018.1

A fresh build of Rider 2018.1 EAP just landed, adding Entity Framework support! Rider adds functionality to enable migrations, add a migration, get migrations, update the database and more! On Windows, Linux and macOS! Let’s check this out, shall we? Initializing Entity … Continue reading

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Code style settings from Roslyn conventions in EditorConfig

In our previous post, we looked at how we can specify ReSharper’s inspection severities inside our EditorConfig file. In this post, we will see how ReSharper and Rider integrate with Roslyn conventions. In this series: Maintaining consistent code style with … Continue reading

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Configuring inspection severities with EditorConfig

In our previous post, we looked at how we can maintain a consistent code style with the newly added formatting inspections in ReSharper and Rider. In this post, we will look at the different ways to configure inspection severities. In … Continue reading

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Control Unity editor play mode with Rider 2018.1

One of our big themes with Rider’s Unity support is to reduce how much time you spend context switching between Rider and the Unity editor, and Rider 2018.1 introduces some new features that are designed to do just that. Our … Continue reading

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Maintaining consistent code style with formatting inspections in ReSharper 2018.1

ReSharper (and Rider) have always provided a wide range of code inspections to notify us about redundancies in code, potential code quality issues or common practices. In the next 4 blog posts, we will dive into a bunch of new … Continue reading

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Navigation improvements in Rider 2018.1 EAP

Our latest EAP builds of Rider 2018.1 include improvements in navigation. Let’s explore some of the new features for the Find Usages and Go To actions, such as getting results in a tool window (with previews!) as well as this being executed … Continue reading

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Marten: Using Postgresql as a Document DB and Event Store – Webinar Recording

The recording of our March 28th webinar featuring Jeremy Miller is now available. In this webinar we look at how Marten’s programming model allows developers to be more productive compared to using a more typical ORM tool. We check out … Continue reading

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Memory View – Exploring .NET memory while debugging with Rider 2018.1

During the past few weeks, the Rider 2018.1 EAP builds came with a number of new debugger features, and today’s build is no different. Rider 2018.1 EAP adds another improvement: a Memory View that lets us explore the managed heap while debugging, allowing … Continue reading

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XAML preview tool window for WPF in Rider

A fresh new build of Rider 2018.1 EAP just landed with many new additions. There was already a WPF Application project template, and we have now added a XAML preview tool window for WPF (on Windows)! When working in a WPF window or … Continue reading

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Viewing, filtering and navigation for log files in Rider 2018.1 EAP

Our latest Rider 2018.1 EAP build comes with support for the Ideolog plugin. The what now? Well, the Ideolog plugin is a rich viewer for .log files that adds highlighting based on log level and other properties, folding for log fields in the IDE and much … Continue reading

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