Alex Meyer-Gleaves

Refactor to the NUnit Fluent API with ReSharper Code Patterns

on nunit, resharper

One of the new features in the recently released ReSharper 5 is Structural Search and Replace. This allows you to perform complex searches on your code, and then make equally complex replacements on the resulting matches. You can read the Introducing ReSharper 5.0: Structural Search and Replace post on the JetBrains blog to quickly…

ReSharper 5.0 Beta available

on resharper

JetBrains has provided developers with an early Christmas present releasing the ReSharper 5.0 Beta on Christmas Eve. It looks there are plenty of new features to take for a test drive. ReSharper 5.0 Beta introduces a great web development feature set; code analysis extended with call tracking, value tracking, and foreach-to-LINQ transformations; project-level…

ReSharper 4.5.1 Maintenance Release

on resharper

JetBrains have made a 4.5.1 maintenance release of ReSharper available for download. It is a free upgrade from any 4.x version, and the Release Notes indicate that a large number of bugs have been addressed. Despite some issues I had with the Beta version I happily found the 4.5 release to…

JetBrains ReSharper 4.5 Beta Uninstalled

on resharper

It felt like the Beta was offering performance improvements but in the end has been completely unusable for me. I have experienced Visual Studio hangs or excessive CPU consumption after performing builds, during debugging and at various points when navigating around the solution. After rolling back to version 4.1 I haven’t had any…

JetBrains ReSharper 4.5 Beta

on resharper

The ReSharper 4.5 Beta is now available for download. I have installed the new version and look forward to seeing how much of a performance improvement there is. The claimed improvements are outlined below. I didn’t have any problems with the installer which is always nice as the installer is technically a Beta…