Monday, November 24, 2014

Playing with Visual Studio 2015: control dot ( CTRL-. ) is your new friend

Because of the new C# compiler, Visual Studio now has all these productivity hacks if you will, or code suggestions for you. Much like ReSharper actually. That's why I didn't install ReSharper on my Visual Studio 2015 Ultimate preview installation.

So Control DOT / CTRL - . makes this stuff appear. Let's say you instantiate a class that doesn't yet exist, it will suggest to create it for you and preview the changes:

But you can do other stuff as well, like change signature or adding methods to classes:

Will I drop ReSharper from now and start using this new thing? Not yet, there's still a long way to go before this stuff is as powerful as ReSharper, but it sure is nice!

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