In medium-sized and big projects, coding conventions are defined in order to improve readability and maintainability for all the developers of the team. Stylecop analyzes your code and detects coding rule violations during all the phases of your project lifecycle.
Instant StyleCop Code Analysis How-to allows you to take advantage of the features of Stylecop by guiding you through how to configure it, how to integrate it in your project environment, and finally how to personalize it in order to fit your needs.
Instant StyleCop Code Analysis How-to teaches you how to configure and integrate Stylecop in your programming environment. The book will do this by showing you how to configure Stylecop on the developers IDE to the continuous integration server.
You will also learn how to customize Stylecop to fit your coding style by creating new rules as well as learning how to personalize your headers file. You will also see how to embed it in your own tools, using as an example the creation of a real time analysis add-on for Monodevelop.
With Instant StyleCop Code Analysis How-to, you will have an overview of all the required steps to successfully integrate your programming team and enforce your own coding rules.
Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks.The book will take a how-to approach, focusing on recipes that demonstrate StyleCop code analysis.
Who this book is for
Instant StyleCop Code Analysis How-to is intended for developers and project managers who are looking for an all-encompassing overview of Stylecop to display or enforce their specific coding conventions. It is assumed that you have a minimal understanding of integration technologies such as MSBuild and Nant. You should also have some knowledge on how to program in C# and LINQ. An available version of Visual Studio 2008 professional or superior is also required to follow the first chapters of this book.