Posts Tagged ‘Comparison’

Duplicate Detection in CodeRush versus Code Clone Analysis in Visual Studio 2011

December 20th, 2011 Comments off

CodeRush Duplicate Code Detection (DDC) analysis runs in the background while you work in the Visual Studio IDE. Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview has a similar feature called Code Clone Analysis (CCA). Both features find code duplications, so it is possible to undertake a brief overview of each feature and compare them. Please note that this article was written using the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview, and as such, certain functionality may be subject to change before the final release. The version of the IDE Tools/CodeRush used for comparison is 11.2, which is certainly subject to change.

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Refactorings that work with strings – Use String.Compare

November 30th, 2011 Comments off

The Use String.Compare refactoring shipped in DevExpress Refactor! Pro allows you to convert a usual string equality comparison (==) into a more flexible Compare call on the System.String class. Consider the following code:

Use String.Compare refactoring sample code

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Navigation – Markers

September 3rd, 2010 Comments off

Markers are navigation placeholders that remember important locations inside your source code you’ll need to move to in the future. In most cases, they look like little triangular glyphs in the IDE’s code editor:

CodeRush Navigation markers preview

Markers are stack-based. When you collect a marker, it pops off the stack. You can jump back at any time to the top marker on the stack by pressing Esc key (or Alt+End).

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Differences between paid (Pro) and free Refactor! versions

July 13th, 2010 3 comments

All Refactor! products such as Refactor! Pro, Refactor! for C++, Refactor! for ASP.NET differ mostly by the refactorings set. CodeRush Xpress contains refactorings too, so we’ll compare refactorings with this product as well. Note that Refactor! Pro contains an additional Metrics tool window feature.

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CodeRush Xpress features differences between Visual Studio 2008 and 2010

July 8th, 2010 5 comments

Here’s a table of features of CodeRush Xpress for different versions of Visual Studio. Some features are not included into CodeRush Xpress in Visual Studio 2010 due to a Microsoft requirement generally because they overlap standard built-in Visual Studio features.

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