Rider Releases

August 23, 2018

Updates in 2018.2


  • Debugger enhancements
    • Rider now displays call stacks that make use of modern C# features in an understandable way, including generic types, async function names, constructors, static methods, and other type information.
    • Added thread-specific breakpoints to simplify the debugging of multi-threaded code.
    • Inspecting and expanding unsafe pointers is supported.
    • Smart Step Into now correctly handles methods that are decorated with the [DebuggerStepThrough]attribute.
    • Debugger...
April 19, 2018

Updates in 2018.1


  • Roslyn analyzers - If you have Roslyn analyzers installed in your projects via NuGet or .csproj references, Rider will highlight them in the editor and let you apply quick actions (if available) via the Alt+Enter menu.
  • Entity Framework - Rider 2018.1 brings initial Entity Framework support in .NET Framework projects. It is available under Tools | Entity Framework and includes the following functionality:
    • Support for the most popular versions of Entity Framework: 6.0 to 6.2.
    • Initial...
December 26, 2017

Updates in 2017.3


  • Debugging third-party code - Rider 2017.3 makes debugging external code an automatic, pain-free process. You can now step through and set breakpoints in assemblies that Rider decompiles on-the-fly.
  • Smart Step Into - This action helps you choose a particular call to step into, while stepping over all other calls in a line.
  • Return values in locals - Rider now displays function return values in the Variables view (a.k.a "locals") of the Debug tool window as you step through your code.
  • More...
October 12, 2017

Updates in 2017.2


  • .NET Core 2.0 - Rider 2017.2 adds support for .NET Core 2.0 in addition to .NET Core 1.1. All Rider's code inspections, navigation actions, quick-fixes and refactorings are now available for .NET Core 2.0. Rider can run and debug your .NET Core 2.0 projects, manage NuGet packages that are used in them, as well as run unit tests based on xUnit, NUnit or MSTest.
  • Call and value tracking - Where does this value come from? Where is this value used? What are the call trees that this method is...
August 03, 2017

Updates in 2017.1


  • Cross-platform .NET IDE - Rider helps you develop .NET, ASP.NET, .NET Core, Xamarin or Unity applications on Windows, Mac, or Linux. It provides rich editing support and code insight for languages used in .NET development, from C#, VB.NET and F# to ASP.NET Razor syntax, JavaScript, TypeScript, XAML, XML, HTML, CSS, SCSS, JSON, and SQL.
  • Languages and project types - Rider lets you open, edit, build, run and debug most kinds of .NET applications: desktop, web, libraries, services (with a...