Posts Tagged ‘CodeRush’

Differences between CodeRush Pro and CodeRush Xpress

April 1st, 2011 Comments off

Let’s compare the feature sets of the free CodeRush Xpress version and full CodeRush Pro version bundled with Refactor! Pro. Remember, that CodeRush Xpress is completely free to all Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 C# and Visual Basic developers. Its features are listed on the appropriate page.

The table below is almost a full list of features these two products provide. The comparison is made in the following areas:

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DevExpress IDE Tools terminology/key concepts

January 15th, 2011 Comments off

Here is a list of terms often used when talking about IDE tools (including CodeRush, DXCore and Refactor!) for a better understanding of these products. The list is not complete and it is going to be updated from time to time.


Actions associate a name with functionality, which can be triggered using either a keyboard shortcut or a mouse button, and/or placed within a Visual Studio menu. Some actions accept parameters that can change their behavior.

Action Hint

Action hints inform new users about IDE tools features, as they occur by pointing to a location on-screen with a large colored arrow, displaying a short text message.

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CodeRush Training window

August 16th, 2010 Comments off

The CodeRush Training tool window shows you features that can be used while the cursor is at the current position. The tool window shows you features that can be used while the cursor is at the current position, e.g. it can list available templates, refactorings, selection and navigation features, and others. If a feature can be accessed via a shortcut, this shortcut is shown beside the feature. The window can be accessed via the DevExpress | Tool Windows | CodeRush menu item in your IDE.

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DevExpress CodeRush Pro

June 27th, 2010 Comments off

CodeRush is a powerful Visual Studio® .NET add-in that enhances the developer experience by accelerating developer and team productivity via an integrated suite of technologies. CodeRush integrates with Visual Studio to automate common code creation tasks, and to simplify code investigation. It clearly shows a code structure, and creates typical code blocks with a minimum of effort. You can create new code blocks with only a few keystrokes, or with a few clicks. Features are organized into three categories: code creation, navigation, and visualization. Features can be chained together to dramatically increase developer speed and efficiency. CodeRush is built on the DXCore engine.

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DevExpress CodeRush Xpress

June 26th, 2010 Comments off

CodeRush Xpress is available to all Visual Studio 2008 and 2010 C# and VB developers for free and offers a comprehensive suite of tools that enable you and your team to simplify and shape complex code – making it easier to read and less costly to maintain. It includes code simplification, creation, navigation, visualization and refactoring features. CodeRush Xpress is built based on the DXCore engine.

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