Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005
Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005 is a free plug-in from Developer Express Inc. in partnership with Microsoft.
Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005 enables Visual Basic developers to simplify and re-structure source code inside of Visual Studio 2005.
Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005 makes it easier to read and less costly to maintain. Refactor! supports more than 15 individual refactoring features, including operations like Reorder Parameters, Extract Method, Encapsulate Field and Create Overload.
Below you can see the list of supported refactoring operations by Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005.
Supported Refactoring Operations
The free version of Refactor for Visual Basic supports the following refactoring operations:
Refactor! is a product that integrates very well with Visual Studio and provides an experience that will be intuitive and powerful for Visual Basic users.
While you work, Refactor analyzes the code, looking for opportunities to simplify. When a refactoring is available, you'll see a refactoring smart tag appear below the identifier at the caret or near the selected code block.
Current version of Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005 is 2.0.4 (Refactor!VB.NET-2.0.4.exe)
The free download link for Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005 is at http://www.devexpress.com/Products/NET/IDETools/VBRefactor/.
Also there is an optional additional pack for Refactor. To obtain this additional package you only register for free by supplying a valid email address.
After downloading and installing this additional package you will have more refactoring properties such as:
Also if you register your installation you can activate auto install for automatic product updates to have new refactoring in the future.
You will find a short video at page http://msdn.microsoft.com/VBasic/Downloads/Tools/Refactor/30SecDemo.Aspx
from Developer Express which is demonstrating Refactor! for Visual Basic 2005 for showing how easily you can restructure your code to move variable
declarations closer to their first use, extract a method and then reorder parameters.
Also an additional demo is available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/VBasic/Downloads/Tools/Refactor/3MinDemo.Aspx also
from Developer Express which is showing how Refactor is used to restructure a simple application to make the code more readable, maintainable and extensible using a series of common refactoring operations.
Here you can browse the official site http://www.devexpress.com of Developer Express Inc.