Disclaimer: I was asked to write a review by WebStorm for a free open source license. With that said you will always get my honest feedback about the pros and cons about these editors.
It’s a big day at Exceptionless. We are super excited to announce that we are open sourcing the Exceptionless code! That’s right, now you can hack on our real-time error reporting tool yourself.
I had spent considerable time trying to open a new document window and then set the document text to the result of the generated template text. I found this to be an almost impossible task and proposed this on the Microsoft Visual Studio Extensibility forums. The response that I got was that after looking into this functionality the best approach would be to save the text to a file and then open the document window.
While implementing a custom CodeSmith Generator Template Editor into Visual Studio 2010. I ran into an issue with getting the GoTo Line functionality to work properly. According to Microsoft this functionality needs to be provided by the custom editor as well as the GoTo Line dialog will need to be implemented as there is no “official public extension point”. This makes sense if you are taking over control of the editor but I feel that Microsoft should expose this dialog. I was able…
We are very excited to announce that CodeSmith Generator 6.0 will feature a built-in Visual Studio CodeSmith Generator Template Editor on top of our existing Visual Studio Integration. The team has been hard at work integrating a new Template Editor into our Visual Studio integration story. Without further ado: