JetBrains releases its ReSharper 6 product, which boosts productivity for Microsoft Visual Studio developers, adding new Web-development capabilities.
JetBrains has announced the availability
of ReSharper 6, a new version of the toolmaker's developer-productivity
extension for Visual Studio.
increased support for Web developers, ReSharper 6 introduces rich
toolsets include code quality analysis, powerful navigation, advanced reference
finder, extended IntelliSense, code formatting and naming-style control.
6 is not only about Web development. The new version introduces decompiling
functionality inside Visual Studio. It adds VB.NET code analysis and brings
multiple new code inspections to prevent runtime bugs in C# code. ReSharper 6
also extends and streamlines navigation and search, makes available new
refactorings and code transformations, and raises the level of XAML (Extensible
Application Markup Language) and unit testing support, JetBrains said.
supported three huge Web-development technologies and made a host of
improvements that are relevant to any .NET developer-all in just more than a
year. We're proud of that," said Ilya Ryzhenkov, product manager for
ReSharper, said in a statement. "Continuing the recent tradition of
cutting-edge releases by JetBrains, ReSharper 6 once again sets the bar high
for all developer-productivity tools around."
features in ReSharper 6 include a bundled decompiler, support for transforming
Microsoft's Language Integrated Query to loops, and auto-importing namespaces
on pasting code among other things.
In a blog post
on ReSharper 6, Hadi Hadiri, a developer at JetBrains, said the new capabilities
in the technology make "ReSharper 6 and Visual Studio one of the best environments
today for developing Web applications."
added, "Built on the philosophy of external sources, ReSharper 6
facilitates navigation of source code, whether it belongs to our solution, the
.NET framework or any third-party library. We also announced the availability
of a new free standalone decompiler tool, which is currently in Early Access
To learn more
about ReSharper 6 and try the software free for 30 days, click here.
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