This video explores two popular third party IDE extensions (Code Rush and Resharper). Both tools radically alter the way developers interact with the Visual Studio IDE and show how sophisticated extensions can be.
- [Voiceover] I'll close this chapter with a quick…discussion of the Code Rush and ReSharper…productivity tools.…These tools are wide-ranging extensions of Visual Studio,…reaching into every corner of the IDE and augmenting it…with additions that speed up the development process.…There is a lot of overlap between the respective features.…But CodeRush and ReSharper have radically different…approaches to tying into your workflow.…ReSharper is popular with command line enthusiasts.…It has hundreds of keystrokes for simplifying code,…refactoring applications, and exploring your code base.…
CodeRush uses graphical overlays that make your code…refactors and edits visually pop on the screen.…Both tools are immensely popular.…Each one has a devoted fan base who extols the…virtues of their preferred tool and can't imagine…programming in VisualStudio without the assistance…of its features.…So you may be surprised that I'm not going to install…CodeRush or ReSharper for this course or spend…any time exploring their features.…
- Installing extensions
- Using CodeMaid, Productivity Power Tools, and other Visual Studio extensions
- Adding external tools
- Creating custom item and project templates
- Building your own custom extensions
- Creating VSIX installers
- Sharing custom extensions
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install Extensions
2. Explore Extensions
3. Integrate External Tools
4. Create Custom Project and Item Templates
5. Create Custom Extensions
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