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:
The following guide will walk you through the basics on how-to extend the CodeSmith Generator PLINQO Templates to fit your custom development needs. In this example we will create a new Webpage for each entity that we generate. This page will contain a LinqDataSource control and an ASP.NET GridView control that will display data from a corresponding entity that we generated. I always recommend that you use the PLINQO API when writing templates that interact with code generated by PLINQO as this…
There may come a time where you need to rename a column in your generated entity for whatever reason. The following tip and trick article will show you how to quickly accomplish this.
We have been working with Microsoft over the past few months to ensure that CodeSmith Generator works with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. The currently released version of CodeSmith Generator 5.x already supports Visual Studio 2010 Integration. Although the current support is titled as beta we have ran into very few Visual Studio 2010 bugs and will completely stand behind Visual Studio 2010.
This article will help you upgrade your solutions templates safely and easily to the latest major or minor version. The latest templates can be found on our repository and the latest nightly build can be found here. The first thing to do is to download the template framework you wish to update.