Tag Archives: EAP

Project templates in Rider 2017.3

Since the first Rider 2017.3 EAP build a few weeks back, we’ve made a number of incremental changes and improvements to project templates in Rider. When creating a new solution or project, Rider gives us a number of templates by default: Instead … Continue reading

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Debugging third-party code with Rider

If you are using any third-party library, either via NuGet or other sources, you probably have experienced the case where something does not work as expected. To figure out what’s going on we sometimes need to debug into that third-party … Continue reading

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XDT configuration transformations in Rider

Rider 2017.3 EAP comes with support for Web.config and App.config transformations. These configuration transformations allow us to update certain settings in a Web.config or App.config file when packaging the application. For example, we may want to update the database connection … Continue reading

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ReSharper’s Extract Method refactoring with better C# 6 and C# 7 support

If you are using the latest ReSharper 2017.3 EAP build, you may have noticed a few changes in the Extract Method refactoring, which now comes with better support for C# 6 and C# 7. Support for local functions has been added, there’s now … Continue reading

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Async call stack and more debugger improvements in Rider 2017.3

A number of debugger improvements were made in recent Rider 2017.3 EAP builds. It’s now possible to drag-and-drop the execution point, several debugger actions are now part of Alt+Enter, Rider displays function return values in locals view, and for async calls we now … Continue reading

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Unit testing improvements in Rider 2017.3

In the latest Rider 2017.3 EAP builds, we have been hard at work improving the test runner experience. We’ve added a couple of new actions to re-run failed tests and repeat tests until failure. The Tests menu is now a … Continue reading

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Smart Step Into debugging in Rider

In a recent talk I gave about Rider’s debugger, one of the things I mentioned is that while writing code, we spend a lot of time in the debugger to validate our logic. Because of this reality, debugging should be … Continue reading

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C# Interactive in Rider

In the latest Rider 2017.3 EAP build, we have added a new C# Interactive tool window. It allows running C# statements without having to wait for compilation. This means we can get immediate feedback on what a given expression will return. … Continue reading

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Generate deconstructors with ReSharper

With C# 7 came language support for deconstructing tuples and other types. ReSharper 2017.3 Early Access Program adds better support for deconstructors, including new inspections and generators. But before diving into how ReSharper can help with writing deconstructors, let’s cover what … Continue reading

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Rider 2017.2 EAP 2: open folder, call and value tracking, and more

Here’s a fresh Rider 2017.2 EAP build for you! This build updates Rider’s front-end to IntelliJ platform 2017.2, with version control improvements, updates to JavaScript and TypeScript support, and a more native Windows 10 look and feel. We’ve also worked on … Continue reading

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