Archive for the ‘Common’ Category

What is DevExpress DXperience?

August 10th, 2010 Comments off

DXperience is the .NET developer’s secret weapon. Get full access to a complete suite of professional components that let you instantly drop in new features, designer styles and fast performance for your applications. DXperience gives you access to DevExpress products and depending upon the subscription level you choose to purchase, you will receive additional services such as priority support and early access to new technologies.

The DXperience Subscription is available in four distinct versions:

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The CodeRush/Refactor! key (shortcut)

July 14th, 2010 2 comments

The common shortcut for invoking refactorings is the CTRL+` (backtick) key combination. This shortcut invokes the Refactor! (CodeRush) popup menu which lists all the refactorings available for the current context. Note that there are also other ways to perform a code refactoring.

On some non-English keyboards it may not work. To change the shortcut, please do the following:

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IDE Tools supported programming languages

June 24th, 2010 Comments off

Supported programming languages:

Product Name


Visual Basic






Java Script

CodeRush Pro
CodeRush Xpress
Refactor! Pro


Products: all
Versions: all
VS IDEs: 2008 and up
Updated: Nov/29/2012
ID: T011

IDE Tools supported Visual Studio versions

June 23rd, 2010 Comments off

Supported Visual Studio .NET versions

Product Name Visual Studio 2005 Visual Studio 2008 Visual Studio 2010 Visual Studio 2012
CodeRush Pro
CodeRush Xpress
Refactor! Pro

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DevExpress productivity add-ins products history

June 22nd, 2010 Comments off

2003/12/26 CodeRush for Visual Studio .NET v1.0

2005/04/20 Refactor! Pro v1.0

2005/04/20 Refactor! Free (VB.NET) v1.0*

2006/05/23 CodeRush for Visual Studio .NET v1.1

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IDE Tools chief architect – Mark Miller

June 21st, 2010 Comments off

Mark Miller is Chief Architect of the IDE Tools division at DevExpress. Mark is a high-speed developer with strong expertise in architecture, plug-in systems, component development, extreme programming, effective user interfaces, good class design and great UI. Mark is well known for both his sense of humor as well as his software development jam sessions. A recent review described one of Mark’s sessions as “spectacular-insightful, fast paced, humorous, and impressive. Mark is one of the few people with the audacity to perform coding improvisations in front of a large audience.”

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IDE tools dedicated community

June 20th, 2010 Comments off

1) DXCoreCommunityPlugIns

This site is all about Free DXCore plug-ins for IDE tools and related products. These plug-ins represent additional pieces of functionality for Visual Studio .NET which are designed to improve your experience.

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IDE Tools documentation and info resources

June 19th, 2010 Comments off

You may look at the following information resources to learn more about IDE Tools products:

1) Online help for IDE Productivity Tools.

2) User Guide available via the “DevExpress | User Guide” menu after IDE tools are installed.

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