C# and VB both have class and member drop downs at the top of the code editor:
I've begged for this feature for a while and it's always been declined as a low priority issue, which I find surprising because to me at least it's pretty high on the productivity list.
There are alternatives though. I've been using Aptana off and on and it does support function and class outlining:
As nice as the class view is in Aptana, it's also not perfect. It too misses things. For example, pointing Aptana at the jQuery library also doesn't capture most of the jQuery wrapped set handling functions. As a developer who lives most of the day in Visual Studio I also find the way that Intellisense and the editor in general behaves is a little foreign and I would much prefer to work in VS than another huge external environment.
Still when I'm working on large libraries like the code above or on complex pages that have more than 10 functions on them I tend to switch to using Aptana, simply because I do a lot of jumping back and forth that is much easier to do in this environment than Visual Studio.
What do you think?
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