- Support for Visual Studio 2013
NDepend v5.0 integrates into Visual Studio 2013, 2012, 2010 and 2008.
- New Dashboard Panel
NDepend v5.0 proposes a new Dashboard that shows at a glance the state of your code base and will soon become your entry point to many features. The Dashboard has also been designed to show diff between the current state of the codebase and a baseline.
- Focusing on Recent Rules Violations
NDepend v5.0 proposes the option to filter only rules violations that occur on code elements added or refactored since a baseline.
- UI Enhancements
NDepend v5.0 comes with menu organization completely rethought and modernized.
Many ergonomic points were enhanced. For example, when choosing assemblies to analyze, assemblies can now be filtered by name.
- Trend Monitoring
NDepend v5.0 can monitor more than 50 essential Trend Metrics by default that can be displayed through Trend Charts.
Both Trend Metrics and Trend Charts are easily customizable. A Trend Metric is just a code query LINQ with a proper header to define its name and its unit.
- Churning Rules and Queries
NDepend v5.0 lets list Rules and Queries according to common criterions. Listing all Rules Violated is now a one click operation.
- Report Enhancements
NDepend v5.0 comes with a redesigned report.
The report now includes trend metrics charts. The design has been rethought and more information is shown, especially concerning diff.