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Converting NUnit tests to MSUnit.
I created the MSTest project by creating a new class library project and copying the test classes to it. I then followed the instructions in the following posts.http://social.msdn.mi... I did not need to add the GUID fix as I used ReSharper to run both sets of tests ......

Posted On Sunday, March 18, 2012 12:11 AM

Installing Visual Studio 11 Beta - 3
So far Visual Studio is fine. The only things missing are:
  • StyleCop does not recognise the current Resharper 7 EAP build
  • Need the updated GhostDoc Pro

I have migrated one of my VS2010 projects to VS 11 Beta and no problems.

Posted On Monday, March 5, 2012 9:25 PM

Resharper 7 EAP (Early Adopter Program)
Those hard-working developers at Jetbrains are making Resharper 7 for Visual Studio 11 Beta available by what they refer to as the Early Adopter Program (EAP).Build 7 EAP is just for Visual Studio 11 Beta and will run alongside Visual Studio 2010 / Resharper 6(.1)A given build of Resharper 7 EAP will run for 30 days using just an evaluation licence.Details are at Can't code withoutIn-depth C# code ......

Posted On Monday, March 5, 2012 3:04 PM

Installing Visual Studio 11 Beta - 2
The install of the beta not altogether without problem. Three set up files were not found, however the set-up completed otherwise without issue. I have reported this problem at http://social.msdn.microsof... I have run VS2011 Beta - it opens and builds projects OK.I am now installing ReSharper 7 EAP for VS11 Beta from http://confluence.jetbrains... ......

Posted On Monday, March 5, 2012 10:37 AM

Resharper Nightly Builds and Stylecop
The latest stylecop checks the ReSharper build number. In case you have to put on a more recent nightly build (as I am in the process of doing), here is the URL:http://confluence.jetbr... checks the build number of ReSharper) Can't code withoutPowerful search and navigation in C#,VB, XML, ASP.NET, XAML and more ......

Posted On Monday, February 6, 2012 7:11 AM

A nice feature of Style
I have just installed the latest stylecop and the latest nightly build of Resharper (build 42) and they work well. Stylecop now has a feature whereby you can override the maximum number of issues reported. I used an an as-downloaded copy of PowerCollections and increased the limit to 100,000 issues and did a ReScan all with Stylecop. Here are the last 3 lines of the report:------ StyleCop completed ------========== Violation Count: 15080 ========== ......

Posted On Friday, February 3, 2012 4:25 PM

StyleCop- - The nightly build for R# is expired.
I have just found that the nightly build for R# is expired and there appears to be no current runnable R# 6.1 version that is compatible with StyleCop am now about to roll back to ReSharper 6.0.2202.688.msiThe ongoing discussion is at you also have to roll back - please post a polite note at ......

Posted On Monday, January 30, 2012 7:52 AM

Resharper 6.1 and other upgrades
JetBrains have recently released ReSharper 6.1, along with compatible updates to dotCover (version 1.2) and dotTrace Performance (version 4.5.2). Here is a list of common developer tasks that ReSharper 6 helps handles better than previous versions: Improve Visual Studio responsiveness: While developing ReSharper 6.0 and 6.1, Jet Brains have fixed more than 200 performance and memory consumption issues, as well as over 2900 bugs!Use proper tooling for web development: ReSharper 6 introduces extensive ......

Posted On Tuesday, January 17, 2012 7:25 AM

Resharper 6.1 - new nice features - 1
Yesterday I installed the new version of Resharper (if you have not tried out ReSharper yet I urge you to get a copy, install it and try it out.)The first new feature I wish to deal with is an assist with globalisation. Instead of having to wait for FXCOP to check the code, ReSharper will prompt you where changes are required.For example the line:if (string.Compare(propertyNam... "not", true) == 0)should be if (System.String.Compare(prop... "not", StringComparison.OrdinalIgn... ......

Posted On Friday, December 30, 2011 7:32 PM

Resharper v6.1.37.86 upgrade now available
A Resharper upgrade is now available.

Details are at

The upgrade includes both performance enhancements and some useful new features.

Posted On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 9:45 AM

ReSharper 6 - Another clever feature!
Recently I was copying a composite property which I will just have to refer to as Team. (This was on client's code so I have to change all the names) In class A, Team looked like: return this.Tom + "-" + this.Dick + "-" + this.Harry; In class B, Tom, Dick and Harry were called UncleTom, UncleDick and UncleHarry. When I copied the composite property from class A to class B, highlighted Tom in this.Tom and pressed control-J, ReSharper went straight to this.UncleTom - "clever" ReSharper! Really I should ......

Posted On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 12:46 PM

New Versions of StyleCop have been released

New versions of StyleCop have been released at

One version is for Resharper 5.1, the other for ReSharper 6.

Posted On Sunday, September 18, 2011 9:03 PM

More Cheat-Sheets (and some for SQL Injection Attack!)
At there is a comprehensive list of cheat sheets. Of particular note are: SQL Injection! ReSharper Cheat Sheets OWASP's SQL Inject Sheet Can't code withoutThe best C# & VB.NET refactoring plugin for Visual Studio ......

Posted On Sunday, September 4, 2011 5:50 PM

StyleCop 4.6 released
The Alpha release of StyleCop 4.6 is available at This release provides integration with Resharper 6. I have used it and so far without any problems. Can't code withoutIn-depth C# code analysis with instant errorand warning highlighting and quick-fixes ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 17, 2011 10:47 PM

Resharper 6 and StyleCop integration - your help is requested
Further to the discussions at and please will everybody who values the Stylecop/Resharper integration, post at a request to the Jetbrains team that they expedite the production of the updated API for ReSharper 6. Passionate aboutAutomated C# & VB.NET code formatting and sharing code styles in your team ......

Posted On Monday, July 25, 2011 11:02 PM

What's New in ReSharper 6
At there is an excellent video on what is new in ReSharper 6 I am very impressed by the CSS tools. Congratulations to JetBrains! I like the "Why is ReSharper suggesting this?" - this will settle many arguments. Passionate aboutProductivity Visual Studio add-in for C#,VB.NET, XML, XAML, ASP.NET and more ......

Posted On Sunday, July 17, 2011 9:28 PM

ReSharper 6 Officially Released
Yesterday I received an email from Jetbrains to notify me of the release of ReSharper 6. Highlights of ReSharper 6 include: Rich support for JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and ASP.NET MVC 3 (Razor) Bundled assembly decompiler New navigation actions and valuable additions to existing navigation features Code inspections and quick-fixes for code quality analysis in VB.NET code Multiple new code inspections and quick-fixes for C# Improved refactorings and context actions, including those helping convert LINQ ......

Posted On Thursday, July 14, 2011 10:30 PM

Resharper 6 and StyleCop integration
At in the thread "ReSharper 6 and StyleCop", there is a note from Andrey Serebryansky; " I've recently talked to plug-in developers. They are currently working on a new version which will be compatible with ReSharper 6, but they can't give any estimates yet. Thank you!" So stylecop 4.6 is delayed. I am looking forward to it ......

Posted On Monday, July 11, 2011 10:15 PM

ReSharper 6 Released

Jetbrains have released ReSharper 6. See for details.

Posted On Tuesday, July 5, 2011 12:33 PM

Updated Release for stylecop‏ - The version number is

There is yet another stylecop release ! Download it from

"This version has fixes for async only.

Unless there are any showstopping, crashing bugs this build will be RTW this Thursday (June 30, 2011)

This release includes the very latest StyleCop for ReSharper plugin and will automatically uninstall previous versions of StyleCop."

Posted On Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:29 PM

Please help me to improve Re-Sharper
Re-Sharper is an excellent aid to producing good code in either C# or VB.NET. Recently through using Resharper and StyleCop, I have found three area where ReSharper needs to be improved. Please log into the YouTrack at and vote for the following: RSRP-268868 Improvement to removal of redundant else and invert if optimisations for enhanced stylecop compliance. When Resharper removes a redundant else, there needs to be a blank line added. Currently there is no provision ......

Posted On Sunday, June 19, 2011 4:49 PM

Stylecop is available
Stylecop is available is available at This is the StyleCop 4.5 RC8. "This release includes the very latest StyleCop for ReSharper plugin and will automatically uninstall previous versions of StyleCop. This updated release contains around 200 bug fixes since the 4.4 RTW release and includes 5 new rules. Support for the async CTP is also added. SA1125 - UseShorthandForNullableTypes SA1411 - AttributeConstructorMustNot... ......

Posted On Sunday, June 19, 2011 4:07 PM

StyleCop 4.5 (build released
StyleCop 4.5 (build has been released at For the last few versions, StyleCop has checked for a new version at the start-up of Visual Studio, so you can more easily keep up with the latest version. StyleCop's integration with Resharper (referred to as R# in the setup) continues to improve. I have recently finished Style-Copping the TimePeriod solution at The improved StyleCop / Resharper ......

Posted On Sunday, June 12, 2011 6:24 PM

Stylecop a.k.a. StyleCop 4.5 RC5.
Stylecop a.k.a. StyleCop 4.5 RC5 has now been released at This is a particularly important release if you use ReSharper. When the new version is installed, it prompts you regarding setting your ReSharper defaults to be StyleCop compatible. If you acccept these defaults, making code StyleCop compatible becomes much easier. There is is now an option that will automaticly add the "this." where required. This is a very useful option for ReSharper ......

Posted On Sunday, June 5, 2011 10:06 PM

Access to next version of Resharper via EAP
Jetbrains are making the next version of ReSharper available via an Early Adopter Program. This allows you to get ReSharper for free util the EAP program finishes. This is even if you have evaluated ReSharper before. Details are at http://confluence.jetbrains... Downloads at: http://confluence.jetbrains... Before downloading one of the nightly builds you should check that is has been sucessfully installed ......

Posted On Thursday, May 19, 2011 11:45 AM

Free .NET Decompiler from JetBrains‏
All right this is a repeat, but it well worth you having the email I have recieved from those nice people at JetBrains. Following recent developments in the .NET decompiling tools market, JetBrains is happy to offer its own decompiler called dotPeek that brings a host of powerful ReSharper features to everyone, completely free of charge. You can download an early dotPeek build right now. dotPeek offers: Decompilation of .NET 1.0-4.0 assemblies to C# Code syntax highlighting and code insight features ......

Posted On Thursday, May 19, 2011 10:21 AM

Spell Checking for Visual Studio / Resharper using AgentSmith.
For those of you using Resharper (get it from and it is well worth getting a personal licence), you add Spell Checking of XML and comments by adding Code Smith. Agent Smith is a C# code style validation plug-in for ReSharper. Features: Naming convention validation. XML comment validation. Spell checking in XML comments, string literals, identifiers and resource files. Smart paste. Comment reflowing. Compatible ReSharper versions: 3.1, 4.x, 5.0 License type: GNU General Public License ......

Posted On Monday, May 16, 2011 11:50 AM

Style Cop and Resharper (R#)
Style Cop has been released and has the means to set the Resharper defaults to be Style Cop compliant. This is a an excellent step forward (or would would have been for me it the promised upgrade button had been visible). As Style Cop is still an RC, this issue will no doubt be resolved. Style Cop is a very good tool which I urge every C# developer to install and use. C# code that is style cop compliant is so much easier to read to the time invested in making C# style cop compliant ......

Posted On Monday, May 16, 2011 10:27 AM

Style Cop 4.5, GhostDoc and Resharper
I am in the midst of style-copping the Irony project for possible use for a VB.NET parsing for StyleCop. I have GhostDoc Pro and a licence for ReSharper. When I first un-zipped Irony, I compiled it and then run the unit tests - all pased. I then started the style-cop process. The first step was to put in a Style-Cop compatible copyright header. Initially there were so many style issues that Stylecop stopped after its self-imposed 1000 issue limit. To get round this, StyleCop is run either per file ......

Posted On Friday, April 22, 2011 12:09 PM

StyleCop 4.5 RC1
Just had the notification that StyleCop has gone RC1. Download is at Updated release "4.5 RC" for project stylecop This is the StyleCop 4.5 RC1. The version number is This release includes the very latest StyleCop for ReSharper plugin and will automatically uninstall previous versions of StyleCop. This updated release contains over 100 bug fixes since the 4.4 RTW release and includes 5 new rules. SA1125 - UseShorthandForNullableTypes SA1411 ......

Posted On Friday, April 15, 2011 6:51 PM

StyleCop beta now available
StyleCop beta now available at This release includes the very latest StyleCop for ReSharper plugin and will automatically uninstall previous versions of StyleCop. This updated release contains over 100 bug fixes since the 4.4 RTW release and includes 5 new rules. SA1125 - UseShorthandForNullableTypes SA1411 - AttributeConstructorMustNot... SA1517 - CodeMustNotContainBlankLine... SA1518 - CodeMustNotContainBlankLine... ......

Posted On Thursday, April 14, 2011 6:11 PM

Version of Stylecop released
Version of Stylecop has been released at Whilst still a "beta" version, it is excellent. The installation file will install over a previous version. It comes with ReSharper Integration Problems with FileHeaderFileNameDocumenta... have been fixed. I suggest you try this new version. I have found it to be excellent. If you do find an issue, please report it at ......

Posted On Sunday, April 10, 2011 8:56 AM

Free Access to Resharper Training
There is free access to ReSharper training at http://www.pluralsight-trai... Starting Tuesday, March 15, 16:00 GMT, Pluralsight provides 48 hours of free access to the full ReSharper course. If you're interested to know what ReSharper can bring to the table for .NET developers, now is just the right time to enjoy this limited-time free access opportunity, with no registration required ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 16, 2011 5:07 AM

Resharper - another useful feature - dealing with embedded classes

This weekend I was style-copping some code I had downloaded. One of the files contained two classes. Within one file there were two classes; the first class was named the same as the file.  I found the second class header and ReSharper gave me an option to split out the second class to its own file.

ReSharper has many such useful features to aid in fixing code.

Posted On Monday, February 21, 2011 8:19 PM

Version 5.1.3 of ReSharper released
Version 5.1.3 of Resharper has been released by Jetbrains. Download is at The release notes are at Whilst 5.1.3 addresses just a specific issue, if you are programming in C# or VB.NET and if you have never tried Resharper before, you should try it. When I first saw ReSharper in use, within a few minutes I knew that it was worthwhile buying my own copy. Since then I have used ......

Posted On Saturday, February 5, 2011 5:52 PM

From the Coal Face - StyleCop 4.4.0
Style Cop 4.4.0 is now out. This is a free download from (please note the new location). This version is for VS2010. If you are usign an older version of Visual Studio you be prepared to keep to an older release like 4.3.0. The more I use StyleCop the more I like it. Code that is style cop compliant is much easier to pick up. It helps if you have GhostDoc (free) and Resharper (from jetBrains.Com) ......

Posted On Friday, December 24, 2010 9:16 PM

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