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Variable naming conventions?

I've just started using ReSharper (for C#) and I kind of like its code smells finder, it shows me some things about my writing that I meant to fix a long time ago (mainly variable naming conventions). ...
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Why does Resharper prefer “as” to “is”?

When I write code like this, where obj is a local variable: if (obj is IMyInterface) { var result = (IMyInterface)obj; // .... } Resharper offers to change it into code like this: var result ...
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Is Resharper still a significant improvement for Visual Studio 2012 [closed]

I currently use Resharper with VS 2008 Pro. I find it almost a necessity to be as productive as I can be due to lack of some of the basic refactors/shortcuts in VS. However I was wondering if since ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Resharper Annotations?

A new colleague has mooted the idea of using Resharper annotations within our code base (we already are great fans and users of Resharper). My new colleague cites things like explicitly stating ...
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Resharper - Benefits

Having seen a few mentions about Resharper on this site and on SO, I thought I would take a look. There seems to be a hell of a lot of documentation on their website, so I was just wondering, in a ...
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Are there any benefits to removing unused references in a VS project?

Are there any benefits to removing unused references in a VS project (such as can be done using Resharper), or will VS automatically take care of that when building/deploying?
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What development tools would you recommend for developing .NET apps in Mono that would give me the same productivity boost as Resharper?

Aside from using IDEs such as MonoDevelop, what combination of tools do you use in Mono development to give you the same productivity boost that one would normally gain by using R# in VS2010? EDIT: ...
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What is the Most Expedient Way to Make Legacy Code Conform to 'The Principle of Proximity'?

On page 242 of Code Complete 2, Steve McConnell touts The Principle of Proximity. Put simply, Mr. McConnell advises programmers to keep related actions together. In my case, the applicable emphasis ...
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Why does the tool offer to change the code - just because it can?

Resharper (or is it Visual Studio - it's a yellow light bulb with a tiny red filament in it) offers to "invert if" on this code: if (tItems >= 0) { return tItems; } SetTotalItemsAndTotalAmt(); ...
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2answers
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Do you use ReSharper full time, or only enable it when needed? [closed]

Based on a multitude of questions related to temporarily disabling ReSharper, and also on certain research data, I can see that a considerable share of ReSharper users have it disabled most of the ...
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Resharper: Do You Use 'Symbol Completion' or 'Smart Completion'? [closed]

@Amir Rezeai says that 'Coding Assistance' is his favorite Resharper feature. I actually just found out about 'Coding Assistance' after watching James Kovacs' most excellent webcast, entitled ...
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What are the advantages of a $ SKU of VS2012 over Express? [closed]

I will be using Visual Studio only for creating C#/XAML Windows Store apps. Is there any reason for me to purchase a "Professional" SKU of VS 2012 rather than just using the Express (free) "Metro apps ...