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JetBrains Rider officially launched with improvements

November 30, 2016
JetBrains Rider is officially available for public consumption. Even though there are few issues which needs to be addressed, 
the tool is somewhat stable. In January 2016, JetBrains Rider was officially announced. However, the release was made 
under private Early Access Preview. Hence, the general developers found it difficult to work with the .NET IDE. JetBrains 
Rider is compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux.

Developed on the JetBrains platform, Rider is very popular among Java developers. The main .NET component of JetBrains 
Rider is ReSharper. It is an out-of-process language server extension for Visual Studio. 

According to software experts, the extension has been adapted to work in the new context as a back-end. It provides code analysis, code completion, refactoring including bug fixes.

The main features of the JetBrains Rider IDE is that it provides support for .NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono, C#, VB.NET, 
ASP.NET (ASPX, Razor), XAML, JavaScript, TypeScript, JSON, HTML, CSS, SQL, XML, Sass and LESS. The IDE also offers support for Visual Studio and Mono solutions, MSBuild, XBuild, Unity and .NET Core projects. 

Some of the other features of JeBrains Rider are NuGet integration, 2,000+ code inspections, decompiler, 50+ refactorings, Unit testing via NUnit, XUnit. 

The tool also provides support for Git, Subversion, Mercurial, Perforce, TFS and databases such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL Server. The IDE can be easily extended via plugons. As of writing this, there are over 500 plugins in the repository.