Developer Express and Microsoft provide a new version of CodeRush licensed exclusively for C# developers working in Visual Studio. The new product is called CodeRush Xpress, and it includes a slew of useful features to boost your productivity under Visual Studio. You can download CodeRush Xpress here.… Read More


The latest beta version of FxCop 1.36 was recently made available for download. This new version includes various features and fixes that include: 200+ bug fixes that reduce noise, missing analysis and rule crashes Support for analyzing anonymous methods and lambda expressions New option for skipping analysis over tool generated code Better support for C++/CLI… Read More


SubSonic is an excellent open source DAL generation tool developed by Rob Conery that has been around for almost a year. In most cases SubSonic can just be added to your project, pointed to a databse, and you magically and immediately gain access to a rich and strongly typed object model that can be used… Read More


ASP.NET generates temporary files from the code-behind and aspx files that it compiles into assemblies behind the scenes. These temporary files are stored in %WINDIR%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\Temporary ASP.NET Files folder. Sometimes these files get out-of-sync with the user code and modifications to the code have no effect while debugging. In such situations it is safe to delete… Read More