Refactoring support in Visual Studio 2010 lags miles behind refactoring support in in free tools like Eclipse or Netbeans.
VSJ has just published an article follow-up where I deal with migration in context of .Net 3.5 and Visual Basic 2008.
“If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It”
Often portrayed as longstanding engineering wisdom, “If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It” posture only promotes complacency. Refactoring teaches against it, and for a good reason.
It’s great to see that support for refactoring in VB is constantly growing. Here is another tool on the list. JetBrains have announced 4.0 Beta of ReSharper Visual Studio Add-in. This time, ReSharper comes with support for Visual Basic. While it is still lagging a bit behind C#, since it supports refactoring of Visual Basic […]
While Professional Refactoring in Visual Basic still has “upcoming” badge on Wrox site, I recently saw that you can already download and take a look at few excerpts. Excerpt 1 is actually the whole first chapter and gives a good intro in what the book is all about. Enjoy 😉
This post is for all you VB6 diehards. I just stumbled upon a VB6 add-in that supports a few refactorings in VB6. CodeShine add-in supports Extract Method, so it means it’s on the other side of refactoring Rubicon. It also supports a limited Rename functionality, so here you have probably two most common refactorings automated […]