Here are some cool .NET tools from MSDN / codeplex, complete with Download and tutorial links.
|Tool||Summary||Where to get it||Links|
|CLR Profiler||Easy way to measure memory performance for managed apps.||Download for .NET 2.0, .NET 1.1||Tutorial|
|Perf Console||Awesome for analyzing performance issues for apps. |
This makes perf analysis surprisingly easy to do and is perfect for the non-perf person.
|Power Shell||A shell scripting language that's infinitely better than batch files.||Download||Tutorial, Blog, MSDN|
|Iron Python||Python on .NET||See link on homepage. Source code||Homepage, Tutorial included in download.|
|MS Build||Way better than NMake.||Included in .NET redist.||Tutorial, Blog, Forum|
|MDbg||Managed wrappers for debugging managed apps.||Download (Also in the SDK)||Forum, Other Links|