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.

Working with multiple solutions in Rider

Since we opened the public Early Access Preview (EAP) for Rider, we have shipped a few updates that contained bugfixes as well as new features. We received great feedback from all of you, with one big request: “Make it possible … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Redesigned filters in dotTrace 2016.3

If you are a long-term user of dotTrace Timeline Viewer, you’ve likely noticed some UI changes in dotTrace 2016.3. What has changed exactly and, more importantly, why were these changes made? Read on to find out.

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Rider front end plugin development

While JetBrains is still working on a full SDK for Rider, it is already possible to make a plugin for it – at least for the front-end part. As Rider is built on IntelliJ Platform, just like WebStorm and IntelliJ … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , | 5 Comments

A summary of ReSharper actions around C# method parameters

ReSharper offers hundreds of quick-fixes and context actions. As you remember, quick-fixes are aimed to resolve a certain problem in your code, whereas context actions allow you to quickly introduce some minor changes. Today we are going to review several … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Code generation improvements in ReSharper 2016.3

ReSharper’s code generation actions¬†can create a lot of code for us. Why manually write a constructor that initializes type members? Why manually implement interface methods and properties? ReSharper can do those things for us! Some say developers who use tools … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

ReSharper Ultimate 2016.3.2

We are starting the new year with a bugfix update for ReSharper Ultimate 2016.3. All in all, it addresses 50+ issues in ReSharper, dotCover, dotTrace and ReSharper C++. ReSharper 2016.3.2 includes minor fixes in code analysis and highlighting, automatic code … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Subsystems in dotTrace Timeline Viewer

If you use dotTrace, you probably know it consists of two independent applications for performance analysis: Performance Viewer and Timeline Viewer. One of the greatest features that made Performance Viewer so helpful for quick performance evaluation was Subsystems. In dotTrace … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Navigation and search improvements in ReSharper 2016.3

Today we’d like to recap the most important changes in navigation and search that were introduced in ReSharper 2016.3. Find Results window is populated asynchronously If your solution is large enough, finding references of heavily used symbols can take time, … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Analyzing native memory allocation with dotTrace 2016.3

With C#, we live in a comfortable¬†managed world where everything is controlled by CLR. But sometimes, whether we like it or not, we have to work with ‘unmanaged’ objects, for example when we want to use some third-party DLL, a … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged | 2 Comments

Deep event analysis with dotTrace 2016.3

dotTrace 2016.3 introduces a new Events window which is available in both standalone dotTrace and dotTrace integrated in Visual Studio. To open the window in the standalone Timeline Viewer, use the View | Events menu: In Visual Studio, click Show … Continue reading

Posted in How-To's | Tagged , | 3 Comments