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Monday, May 09, 2011

Sharp Snippet Compiler: there’s a new interactive .net compiler in town

If you need to test one C# instruction and you don’t want to wait 3 minutes for the Visual Studio 2010 startup, here is the solution, use Sharp Snippet Compiler, write the code, add breakpoints , hit F5 and see the results:

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Here are the functions available:

  • variables watch window
  • stepping through the code
  • assembly references
  • light and fast
  • syntax highlighting
  • IntelliSense code-completion
  • supports .NET 3.5 features

This tool replaces the old “Snipper Compiler”, last updated in 2007 :

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