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Developer Role: Using Aspects

Using aspects requires much less training than creating new ones. In typical large teams, only a few developers or architects develop new aspects, while the rest of the team uses existing aspects. This section focuses on the skill set that you need to acquire if you have to be able to use PostSharp aspects but don't need to create your own.

In this session, we also assume that PostSharp has been properly deployed into your development and build environments.

Note Note

You can of course learn PostSharp as much as you want. The role of this section is to provide a short list of articles to minimize your learning curve and get you productive as quickly as possible, but this should not stop you from learning and experimenting more.

This topic contains the following sections:

  • Installing and upgrading PostSharp
  • Working with pre-built patterns
  • Working with Patterns
Installing and upgrading PostSharp

Every process has a starting point. Learn how to add PostSharp to your project so that you can get started with improving your codebase.



Install PostSharp to your machine

Requirements and Compatibility

Installing PostSharp Tools for Visual Studio

Add PostSharp to a project and keep it up-to-date

Installing PostSharp Into a Project

Upgrading from a Previous Version of PostSharp

Working with pre-built patterns
Working with Patterns

The following resources are for all aspects. You can save a great amount of time in learning to master them.



Adding aspects to several declarations

Adding Aspects Declaratively Using Attributes

Resolving Errors

Working with Errors, Warnings, and Messages