Tag Archives: generation and templates

Live templates and file templates in Rider 2018.2

Using live templates and file templates can improve coding efficiency a lot while dealing with repetitive content, boilerplate code and language ceremony. For everyone who hasn’t heard of them: In previous versions, we could already invoke existing templates. However, seventy … Continue reading

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Generating a GUID in Rider, colored parameter info, custom runtime arguments in Rider 2018.2 EAP

Sometimes, the little things matter. Our latest Rider 2018.2 EAP (Early Access Preview) build comes with several of those: there’s a Generate GUID tool, which generates a globally unique identifier we can use in our code. For C# and VB.NET, we now display colored parameter … Continue reading

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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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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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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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ReSharper Ultimate 2017.3.2 bugfix is here

Our latest and greatest ReSharper Ultimate 2017.3 has just received the second bugfix update – download ReSharper Ultimate 2017.3.2! We added more than 100 fixes in this build. Here are the notable changes:

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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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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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Configuring code formatting from code selection with ReSharper

In our previous posts, we looked at a few examples of the various improvements we made to the code formatting engine in ReSharper 2017.3 EAP and Rider 2017.3 EAP. While we now have great control over how our source code is formatted, … Continue reading

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Aligning code in columns with ReSharper and Rider

In our previous post, we looked at how we can use different code styles for different blocks of code in ReSharper 2017.3 EAP and Rider 2017.3 EAP. In this post, we will look at some other improvements to the code formatting engine, … Continue reading

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