GitHub Essentials with Rider
GitHub is an online hosting service for the Git version control system. It surfaces many features of Git, plus many of its own, including some social coding features. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the essentials of using GitHub in Rider. Get to know GitHub Before we continue, it’s important to know the difference between Git and GitHub. Git is a source code control system, whereas GitHub is a hosting platform for Git repositories. This means that you run Git locally as a Version Control System (VCS) system. Then you can sync source-controlled code to the GitHub hosting service
Copy Code Reference in ReSharper and Rider 2021.3 EAP
Copy/paste is probably the most used action by anyone using a computer. But how do you copy the thing you want to copy? Say you are in a method in the editor – how do you copy a link to the current line on GitHub? Or copy the current namespace, class name, or method name to the clipboard? ReSharper and Rider keep you in the flow of coding, without having to jump through hoops to copy this information. With the reworked Copy Code Reference action (previously Copy FQN), you can easily point your fellow teammates to the code you’re talking about and be more productive when writing XML documentati
Rider 2020.2 Early Access Program Begins!
Today we’re starting the Rider 2020.2 release cycle. Already in this first EAP build, Rider’s got several new goodies to help you in your daily coding routine. Let’s dive in! GitHub Pull Requests support Support for Full GitHub Pull Requests is finally here! You’ll be able to browse, assign, manage, and even merge pull requests, view the timeline and in-line comments, submit comments and reviews, and accept changes. (more…)
A new way to Commit! Introducing the Commit and Repository tool windows in Rider 2019.3 EAP
In the latest Rider 2019.3 Early Access Preview (EAP) build, we've started experimenting with user interface and experience improvements when working with version control systems (VCS) like Git: New and improved Commit tool window Renamed the version control tool window to Repository An in-editor diff preview (shelved changes are also previewed in the editor) Let's have a closer look! (more…)
Rider 2019.3 Early Access Program is Open!
Hello everyone, Are you looking for something new to try in Rider to help you become a more productive developer? Then we have something great for you! We’ve just started the Early Access Program for Rider 2019.3! In the first EAP build, you will find a highly requested feature in the debugger, lots of improvements in performance, initial support for MongoDB, and a timeline for GitHub Pull Requests. Sound intriguing yet? Let’s have a closer look at what we have in Rider 2019.3 EAP 1: (more…)
Keeping Track of Issues and Tasks in Rider
We live in a world of teams, and with teams comes communication about our software projects in terms of what work needs to be done and bugs that have been discovered. What if we could work directly in Rider on those GitHub issues that have been assigned to us? In this post, we will be looking at two of these platforms, how to set up Rider to integrate with those lists of tasks and finally how to work with them inside the IDE. Let's begin! Just remember that Rider supports YouTrack, JIRA, GitHub issues, Trello, GitLab and more! (more…)