Grok Talk for GANG – 10 Dev Tools in 10 Minutes

Here’s the list of ten tools that I covered in my session:

 

  1. CodeRush/Refactor
    1. http://www.devexpress.com/
    2. Mark Miller (http://doitwith.net/)
    3. Dustin Campbell (http://diditwith.net/)
  2. GhostDoc
    1. http://www.roland-weigelt.de/ghostdoc/
  3. cr Documentor
    1. http://www.paraesthesia.com/blog/comments.php?id=701 0 1 0 C
  4. SandCastle
    1. http://www.codeplex.com/Wiki/View.aspx?ProjectName=SHFB
    2. GUI for SandCastle – http://www.codeproject.com/useritems/SandcastleBuilder.asp
  5. Reflector and Add-Ins
    1. http://www.aisto.com/roeder/dotnet/download.aspx?File=Reflectorctor
  6. CopySourceAsHTML
    1. http://www.jtleigh.com/people/colin/blog/archives/2004/10/visual studio a.html
  7. ZoomIt
    1. http://www.sysinternals.com/utilities/zoomit.html
  8. Camtasia/Snagit
    1. http://www.techsmith.com/
  9. Process Explorer
    1. http://www.sysinternals.com/
  10. Snippet Compiler
    1. http://www.sliver.com/dotnet/snippetcompiler/

 

There are a lot of tools that didn’t make the list that really easily could have.

 

 

  1. Tablet UML
    1. http://www.tabletuml.com/ – the UML tool that you don’t need to learn. It was created by Martin Shoemaker out of Hopkins Michigan.
  2. CodeKeep
    1. http://www.codekeep.com/ – online Snippet Library and collaboration. It’s was created by Dave Donaldson out of Columbus Ohio.
  3. CodeSmith
    1. http://www.codesmith.com/ – template based code generation. One of the great uses of this is to generate business objects based on database tables
  4. Too many others to name at the moment…

Download: GrokTalk-10DevToolsIn10Minutes.ppt