Rider

Rider

Fast & powerful, cross platform .NET IDE.

JetBrains Rider is a cross-platform .NET IDE based on the IntelliJ platform and ReSharper.

Rider provides the power to productively develop a wide range of applications, including .NET desktop applications, services and libraries, Unity and Unreal Engine games, Xamarin apps, ASP.NET, and ASP.NET Core web applications, and more. On Windows, macOS, and Linux.

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File-scoped namespaces and types

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File-scoped namespaces and types
Organize code better and reduce bugs by using file-scoped namespaces and objects
C# Top-level statements

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C# Top-level statements
Use top-level statements in C# to reduce boilerplate code.
Global usings

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Global usings
Organize `using` statements so they're out of your way.
Build an Asteroids game in Unity with JetBrains Rider

Tutorial

Build an Asteroids game in Unity with JetBrains Rider
Recreating a version of the classic arcade video game
Adding a spaceship and asteroid to the scene

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Adding a spaceship and asteroid to the scene
Add prefabs to the game scene
Conclusion

Part of tutorial

Conclusion
What have we learned building an asteroids game?
Adding basic UI for keeping score

Part of tutorial

Adding basic UI for keeping score
Add UI elements to the game
Controlling the player – Shooting lasers and moving around

Part of tutorial

Controlling the player – Shooting lasers and moving around
Add behavior to Unity GameObjects
Creating a starfield skybox

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Creating a starfield skybox
Add a skybox to your Unity game
Game graphics, assets and project setup

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Game graphics, assets and project setup
Create project, find and import Unity Asset Store graphics
Moving and exploding asteroids

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Moving and exploding asteroids
Add Unity script to asteroid GameObject
Spawning asteroid GameObjects

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Spawning asteroid GameObjects
Dynamically add asteroids to game scene
Asset Management

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Asset Management
Learn how to manage assets in Godot.
Set up a Godot Game Development Environment

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Set up a Godot Game Development Environment
Setting up your game development environment for Godot Game Engine.
Adding Scripts To Your Godot Game

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Adding Scripts To Your Godot Game
Learn how to add C# scripts to your Godot games for interactivity and gameplay mechanics.
Game Design

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Game Design
Sketching out our game and its mechanics to prepare for building a Godot game.
Godot Nodes and the Scene Tree

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Godot Nodes and the Scene Tree
Working with Godot Nodes to build out our game's scene.
Introduction To Game Development

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Introduction To Game Development
Introduction to game development and why you would consider Godot Game Engine and C# for your game.
Source Control Management with Godot

Part of tutorial

Source Control Management with Godot
Using Git source control for your Godot project.
Can I script a Unity Game with AI Assistant in under 15 minutes?

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Can I script a Unity Game with AI Assistant in under 15 minutes?
In terms of game development, I am a total beginner. Can I script a Unity game with AI Assistant?
JetBrains GameDev Day 2023

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JetBrains GameDev Day 2023
Session recordings of JetBrains GameDev Day 2023.
JetBrains .NET Day Online 2023

Playlist

JetBrains .NET Day Online 2023
Session recordings of JetBrains .NET Day Online 2023.
Use collection initializers

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Use collection initializers
Update and initialize items in old collection declarations
Rename refactoring

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Rename refactoring
Would a variable by any other name read as clearly?
Extract method refactoring

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Extract method refactoring
Split and Organize code into DRY, discrete units.
Inline method refactoring

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Inline method refactoring
Replace usages of a function with its implementation.
Solution-Wide Analysis

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Solution-Wide Analysis
Find and resolve code issues in your projects.
Fixing Warnings and Errors

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Fixing Warnings and Errors
Automatically resolve inspections using quick fixes.
Exploring Code Analysis Results

Part of tutorial

Exploring Code Analysis Results
Find code quality issues that matter and need your attention.
What is Solution-Wide Analysis?

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What is Solution-Wide Analysis?
An introduction to Solution-Wide Analysis in ReSharper and Rider.
Blazor Essentials

Tutorial

Blazor Essentials
Learn how to build a basic application with Blazor.
Forms in Blazor

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Forms in Blazor
View and edit data in forms
Blazor components

Part of tutorial

Blazor components
Use components for a modular Blazor application.
Working with Data

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Working with Data
Work with data in a Blazor application.
Get Started using Blazor

Part of tutorial

Get Started using Blazor
Start a new Blazor project
HTTP Communication and APIs

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HTTP Communication and APIs
Understand how to work with HTTP within the context of a Blazor app.
Razor Pages

Part of tutorial

Razor Pages
Build a UI using Razor Pages in Blazor.
Introduction to Blazor

Part of tutorial

Introduction to Blazor
Is Blazor the right choice for your application?
JavaScript interop

Part of tutorial

JavaScript interop
Extend Blazor apps with JavaScript
Publishing Blazor Apps

Part of tutorial

Publishing Blazor Apps
Publish a Blazor app to Azure
Routing

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Routing
Routing in Blazor.
JetBrains Space and JetBrains Rider

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JetBrains Space and JetBrains Rider
A full solution to power your game development process!
Connect to a Running Docker Container Shell

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Connect to a Running Docker Container Shell
Explore the file system and processes in the container, tail a log file, and more.
Why is ReSharper/Rider suggesting this?

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Why is ReSharper/Rider suggesting this?
ReSharper and Rider help you learn existing and new features of .NET!
Remote development with JetBrains Rider

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Remote development with JetBrains Rider
Experience the power of developing .NET applications remotely!
Creating Games With Unity - Scripting Logic With Rider

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Creating Games With Unity - Scripting Logic With Rider
JetBrains Rider is the best scripting editor for Unity – let's find out why!
Creating Games With Unreal Editor and JetBrains Rider

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Creating Games With Unreal Editor and JetBrains Rider
JetBrains Rider is the best scripting editor for Unity – let's find out why!
Generate code

Part of tutorial

Generate code
Rider helps with boiler-plate code, code completion, and more.
Inspections and quick-fixes for Unity code

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Inspections and quick-fixes for Unity code
Rider helps you write better code, faster.
Debugging Unity games

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Debugging Unity games
Suspend execution and inspect variables. Use pausepoints to visually inspect your scene.
Keyboard shortcuts - Shift+Shift and Alt+Enter

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Keyboard shortcuts - Shift+Shift and Alt+Enter
The two keyboard shortcuts that get you places!
Debugging Unreal Engine with Rider

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Debugging Unreal Engine with Rider
Use the Unreal Editor log and the debugger to see what's going on in your game.
Navigating around a Unity project

Part of tutorial

Navigating around a Unity project
Find your way around your code base, asset usages, and more.
Editing, code completion, inspections

Part of tutorial

Editing, code completion, inspections
Let's explore what the coding experience is like!
Unit testing

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Unit testing
What is RiderFlow? And where to find it?
What is Rider for Unreal?

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What is Rider for Unreal?
Learn about using Rider for your Unreal Engine games.
Navigating your project

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Navigating your project
Use Search Everywhere to helps you find code, functions, blueprint usages, and more.
Unit testing

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Unit testing
The Unreal Engine testing framework is built in and works without additional configuration.
Working with Blueprints

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Working with Blueprints
Navigate back-and-forth between code an blueprints, find usages, ...
Godot Community Resources

Part of tutorial

Godot Community Resources
Community resources that will help you on your Godot journey.
Getting Started with Rider for Unity

Part of tutorial

Getting Started with Rider for Unity
What is Rider? And how to start using it with Unity?
C# 11 - Required Keyword

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C# 11 - Required Keyword
Introducing the required keyword for fields and properties.
C# 11 - Raw strings

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C# 11 - Raw strings
There is no escape!
Making Plugins for Game Engines as a Business

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Making Plugins for Game Engines as a Business
Alexander Pirogov, Victor Careil
JetBrains GameDev Day Online 2022

Playlist

JetBrains GameDev Day Online 2022
Session recordings of JetBrains GameDev Day Online 2022.
ASP.NET Basics for Experts

YouTube

ASP.NET Basics for Experts
Layla Porter
JetBrains .NET Days Online 2022

Playlist

JetBrains .NET Days Online 2022
Session recordings of JetBrains .NET Days Online 2022.
HTMX for ASP.NET Core Developers

Tutorial

HTMX for ASP.NET Core Developers
A set of videos explaining what HTMX is, and how ASP.NET Core developers can use it to create rich client-side experiences.
HTMX cascading selects

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HTMX cascading selects
One thing leads to another
Hello, HTMX!

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Hello, HTMX!
No series is complete without a "Hello, World" sample
HTMX state management

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HTMX state management
Maintaining state across requests
Infinite scrolling with HTMX

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Infinite scrolling with HTMX
Streaming infinite content to your users
Introduction

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Introduction
Giving context to HTMX
Client-side templating with Mustache and HTMX

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Client-side templating with Mustache and HTMX
Generate HTML on the client, based on JSON
Typeahead search with HTMX

Part of tutorial

Typeahead search with HTMX
Live updates based on your search query
Real-world shopping cart and conclusion

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Real-world shopping cart and conclusion
See all HTMX techniques come together
ASP.NET Core Razor TagHelpers for HTMX

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ASP.NET Core Razor TagHelpers for HTMX
Simplify integration of HTMX in ASP.NET Core apps
Out-of-band swaps with HTMX

Part of tutorial

Out-of-band swaps with HTMX
Swap and replace any HTML element
Polling to get recent updates

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Polling to get recent updates
Retrieve updated information from the server
Server-sent events for realtime updates

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Server-sent events for realtime updates
Send messages to clients in realtime
Server-side validation, client-side feel

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Server-side validation, client-side feel
Validate models on the server, display results on the client
Server-powered modals with HTMX

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Server-powered modals with HTMX
Create modal dialogs on the server
Tabs, tabs, and more tabs with HTMX

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Tabs, tabs, and more tabs with HTMX
Asynchronous rendering of tabs on the server
Shortcut keys for web applications

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Shortcut keys for web applications
Add keyboard shortcuts to make your web an app
What is HTMX?

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What is HTMX?
Understanding the spirit of the HTMX library
Full-stack web development in Rider

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Full-stack web development in Rider
Develop ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core applications in one place!
Debugging For ReSharper Users

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Debugging For ReSharper Users
Learn the basics of the Rider debugger from a Visual Studio + ReSharper user's perspective.
Getting Started

Part of tutorial

Getting Started
Learn to create and run your first solution in Rider
Hot Spots

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Hot Spots
Find areas of your code base that may need better test coverage.
Continuous Testing

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Continuous Testing
Run your tests in the background, while you code.
Profile an HTTP request

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Profile an HTTP request
What happens when an HTTP request is made?
Preview Source Code

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Preview Source Code
Introduce variables the way you like!
Legacy Refactoring

YouTube

Legacy Refactoring
Lorraine Steyn
CSI .NET – Debugging .NET Applications

YouTube

CSI .NET – Debugging .NET Applications
Tess Ferrandez-Norlander
Embracing gRPC in .NET

YouTube

Embracing gRPC in .NET
Irina Scurtu
JetBrains .NET Days Online 2021

Playlist

JetBrains .NET Days Online 2021
Session recordings of JetBrains .NET Days Online 2021.
ASP.NET Core Development with Docker

Part of tutorial

ASP.NET Core Development with Docker
Learn how Docker can work with your current ASP.NET Core development process.
Common Docker Terminology

Part of tutorial

Common Docker Terminology
Common terms and phrases .NET developers will encounter when working with Docker.
Why Should .NET Developers Care About Docker?

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Why Should .NET Developers Care About Docker?
We'll see why containerization is an important topic for .NET Developers.
JetBrains Rider's Docker Integrations

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JetBrains Rider's Docker Integrations
Learn about Rider's convenient Docker features that make working with containers feel like an ocean breeze.
Docker Compose and Multiple Containers

Part of tutorial

Docker Compose and Multiple Containers
Learn to use multiple containers to run a complete ASP.NET Solution.
Local .NET Development With Docker

Part of tutorial

Local .NET Development With Docker
Learn how to work with Docker and JetBrains Rider in our development environment.
Docker For .NET Developers

Tutorial

Docker For .NET Developers
A jump-start guide for .NET developers interested in Docker and containerization.
Moving from Visual Studio to JetBrains Rider

Tutorial

Moving from Visual Studio to JetBrains Rider
A jumpstart guide for Visual Studio + ReSharper users wanting to try Rider.
NuGet Package Management

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NuGet Package Management
Learn the basics of the Rider's NuGet Tool Window from a Visual Studio + ReSharper user's perspective.
Plugins

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Plugins
Learn the basics of the Rider plugin marketplace from a Visual Studio + ReSharper user's perspective.
Working With Databases

Part of tutorial

Working With Databases
Effectively working with databases in Rider from a Visual Studio + ReSharper user's perspective.
Unit Testing For ReSharper Users

Part of tutorial

Unit Testing For ReSharper Users
Learn the basics of the unit testing in Rider from a Visual Studio + ReSharper user's perspective.
Working With IIS and IIS Express

Part of tutorial

Working With IIS and IIS Express
Effectively working with ASP.NET Core and IIS in Rider from a Visual Studio + ReSharper user's perspective.
Refactoring Code with ReSharper

Part of tutorial

Refactoring Code with ReSharper
How to safely refactor code, without breaking the build? Let's have a look.
Comparing Rider's Toolbar with Visual Studio

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Comparing Rider's Toolbar with Visual Studio
Learn how Rider's toolbar UI compares with the toolbar found in Visual Studio.
Web Fundamentals in Rider

Tutorial

Web Fundamentals in Rider
Learn how Rider helps you with web applications to build full-stack apps with ease.
Coding Assistance

Part of tutorial

Coding Assistance
Find out how Rider helps you write better code, faster.
Navigation in web applications

Part of tutorial

Navigation in web applications
How can you find what you want? Let's look at navigating around a code base.
Introduction

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Introduction
Introduction to the Web Fundamentals in Rider series.
Refactoring

Part of tutorial

Refactoring
See how the IDE helps you safely refactor code, without breaking existing code.
Debugging code

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Debugging code
What's your code doing? Step through code with the debugger, and find out.
Running code

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Running code
How to run your code and see the results? Let's explore.
Testing code

Part of tutorial

Testing code
Get started with testing. We will use Jest as an example.
.NET Localization

Tutorial

.NET Localization
Localization and the art of reaching more users
Localizing ASP.NET Applications

Part of tutorial

Localizing ASP.NET Applications
Working with Cultures, Resources, & ASP.NET
Localization Basics

Part of tutorial

Localization Basics
Working with Cultures, Resources, & Apps
Rider Essentials

Tutorial

Rider Essentials
Our developer advocates show their favourite tips and tricks, uncovering how they work with Rider.
Introduction

Part of tutorial

Introduction
Introduction to the Rider Essentials series.
Debugging code with Rider

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Debugging code with Rider
Examine the runtime behavior of your application, identify problematic code, run through code step by step.
Cloud (Azure) in Rider

Part of tutorial

Cloud (Azure) in Rider
Using the Azure plugin in Rider, and working with Azure Functions.
Inspections and Quick-Fixes in Rider

Part of tutorial

Inspections and Quick-Fixes in Rider
Dive into inspections and quick-fixes, nullability inspections, the Heap Allocations Viewer plugin, and more!
Navigation in a code base with Rider

Part of tutorial

Navigation in a code base with Rider
How to navigate around a code base? Let's look at some easy ways of doing so.
Customize the Look and Feel of Rider

Part of tutorial

Customize the Look and Feel of Rider
Customize the look and feel of Rider, and make the editor work the way you want.
Shortcuts, Editing, and Completion in Rider

Part of tutorial

Shortcuts, Editing, and Completion in Rider
Where to start? Let's learn the two most important shortcuts, editing, and code completion.
NuGet Tool Window in Rider

Part of tutorial

NuGet Tool Window in Rider
Working with NuGet, including search with typos, CamelHumps, Update All, and more!
Refactoring code in Rider

Part of tutorial

Refactoring code in Rider
Learn how to safely refactor code, without breaking the build.
Version Control in Rider

Part of tutorial

Version Control in Rider
Working with Git, commit code, rebase and switch branches. Let's explore version control (VCS)!
Unit Testing with Rider

Part of tutorial

Unit Testing with Rider
Learn how Rider can help make sure code behaves as expected, with continuous testing and code coverage.
Open Recent Projects

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Open Recent Projects
Quick ways to navigate to other solutions
Profiling in Rider

Tutorial

Profiling in Rider
Explore performance and memory profiling options in Rider, and optimize an existing application.
Dynamic Program Analysis (DPA)

Part of tutorial

Dynamic Program Analysis (DPA)
Rider automatically analyzes memory of your applications, all the time!
Conclusion - Profiling in Rider

Part of tutorial

Conclusion - Profiling in Rider
What have we learned? Profiling, profiler modes, optimizing code, DPA, and more. Let's summarize!
Profiling Modes

Part of tutorial

Profiling Modes
What are the differences between Sampling, Tracing, Line-by-Line, and Timeline profiling?
Optimize Performance with Rider

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Optimize Performance with Rider
Let's try to optimize the Sudoku solver by profiling, and then optimizing code based on the performance snapshot.
Introduction to Profiling in Rider

Part of tutorial

Introduction to Profiling in Rider
Let's run a first profiling session on a Sudoku solver sample application.
IDE & Project Backgrounds

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IDE & Project Backgrounds
Personally style your IDE and Projects with custom background images
Manage Projects

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Manage Projects
Keep your projects organized for an efficient experience
The Basics Series

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The Basics Series
A set of short basic walkthroughs of different .NET technologies
Basics of Dapper

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Basics of Dapper
Working with databases using Open Source
Basics of ADO.NET

Part of tutorial

Basics of ADO.NET
Working with databases using DbConnection, DbCommand, and DbDataReader
Basics of Entity Framework Core

Part of tutorial

Basics of Entity Framework Core
Working with databases using an object relational mapper
Basics of Razor Pages

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Basics of Razor Pages
A complete Razor Pages pipeline.
Basics of ASP.NET MVC

Part of tutorial

Basics of ASP.NET MVC
A complete MVC pipeline with routes, models, views, and controllers.
Getting Started With ASP.NET

Tutorial

Getting Started With ASP.NET
A set of short videos to understand the basic landscape of an ASP.NET Application.
Dependency Injection and ConfigureServices

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Dependency Injection and ConfigureServices
Registering ASP.NET services and instances
ASP.NET Routing

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ASP.NET Routing
Defining endpoints and URI path handlers
Request Pipeline

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Request Pipeline
Configuring our HTTP handlers in Startup
Start A New ASP.NET Web Application

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Start A New ASP.NET Web Application
Starting an ASP.NET Project in under a few minutes
Startup Class Walkthrough

Part of tutorial

Startup Class Walkthrough
The beginning of all ASP.NET applications
Formatting F# Code

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Formatting F# Code
Florian Verdonck
Starting a Blog

YouTube

Starting a Blog
Khalid Abuhakmeh
JetBrains .NET Days Online 2020

Playlist

JetBrains .NET Days Online 2020
Session recordings of JetBrains .NET Days Online 2020.
Introducing Variables

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Introducing Variables
Introduce variables the way you like!
Expand/Shrink Selection

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Expand/Shrink Selection
One more chance to leave your mouse aside!
Occurrence Selection

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Occurrence Selection
Poor man’s manipulation to the rescue!
Iterating Collections

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Iterating Collections
There's no faster way to iterate!
Cleanup Namespaces

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Cleanup Namespaces
Fix all unused namespaces right from where you are!
Formatting code in columns

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Formatting code in columns
Easily read common code in column-style layout!
C# 8 Support

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C# 8 Support
Master all the C# 8 language features!
JSON schema support

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JSON schema support
The best way to work with JSON and YAML files!
Tool Window Management

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Tool Window Management
Little helpers always at the right size!
Move Code

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Move Code
Move code the smart way!
Hiding all tool windows

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Hiding all tool windows
Focus on your code!
Search Anywhere

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Search Anywhere
Start typing anywhere to search!
Settings Layers

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Settings Layers
Save settings to the scope you need them!
VCS Operations Quicklist

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VCS Operations Quicklist
Your next VCS action at hand!
Unity Support

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Unity Support
Write smarter C# for Unity!
Editing Tips & Tricks

Playlist

Editing Tips & Tricks
Know everything there is to know about editing code.