Like any other IDE Rider lets you to edit, build debug and run any kind of .Net applications that includes desktop apps, web applications, libraries and services. Rider also support mono framework applications such as Unity and Xamarin. It also support .Net core applications as well. The Rider uses UI and multiple features of the IntelliJ platform and bundled with Resharper features like navigation and search, refactoring, code inspection, quick fixes and many more.
Rider can be installed on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. It provides an intelligent code editing features where developer can experience different king of code compilations, auto importing namespaces auto inserting brace and syntax highlighting, code rearranging and many more.
Rider has a intelligent code analysis capability where it boasts 2200+ live code inspections that hep to detect errors. About 1000 quick fixes are available to solve the detected issues when detected individually or in bulk.
Rider is having a great navigation and search utilities. Rider decompiler allow you to decompile third party libraries in c# into a regular editor tab.
Rider integrated with ReSharper’s refactoring scripts that includes rename, extract methods, interfaces, classes and many more. Rider allow us to run and debug unit tests based on NUnit, xUnit.net, MSTest. Rider have a debugger that work with .NET framework, Mono, .NET core applications. Rider allowed to add multiple debug configuration, attach to external process, set and manage breakpoints, step into, step over, step out, run to cursor, watch windows, evaluate expression, explore thread windows and more.
Rider has rich set of built-in plugins developed for the IntelliJ platform and ReSharper. Rider also supports SQL and database interaction. It supports editing the table schema, run queries, UML diagram through Rider’s rich SQL editor.
JetBrains Rider IDE is not a free software but available for 14Days free trial to get the better experience to work with. Here is an official download location.
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