After having tried (and still using CodeRush Xpress), it’s now time for me to give an eye at Resharper too.

To be honest I really like some of its capabilities, but I’m used to get a lot of OutOfMemoryException from it which have a very bad impact on the usability of the product: it tends to hang up the whole Visual Studio environment; so you have to kill the whole environment and load again a fresh copy in memory (which takes time with very large solutions).

A fix to this problem is to use a wrapper/bootstrapper provided by Jetbrains (

Using this small bootstrapper Visual Studio seems to be more stable and reactive when Resharper is enabled.

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