Project Rider: New C# IDE from JetBrains


Introduction to Project Rider

JetBrains announced a brand new cross platform C# IDE, that runs on Windows, Linux and Mac. It is good news for Non windows developers because Visual Studio full version IDE is only for Windows. Microsoft also introduced their lightweight cross platform IDE called Visual Studio Code on last year. But it has only limited features now. Xamarin also has a cross-platform C# IDE, called Xamarin Studio, but that focus on mobile development.

Project Rider

Project Rider is based on the IntelliJ Platform and using ReSharper technology. ReSharper is a Visual Studio extension, but Project Rider is a standalone IDE. A private preview is expected towards the end of February 2016. Price and licensing details have not yet been announced. Read the JetBrains blog:

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Tom Mohan

Tom Mohan is a technologist who loves to code and build. He enjoys working on Microsoft Technologies. Tom specializes in ASP.NET MVC, Web API , Azure, C# ,WPF, SQL etc and holds a Bachelor engineering degree in Computer Science. Certification : MCSD , MCTS