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Making use of the integrated C# intellisense RRS feed

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  • I developing a template-based language based on C#. Like ASP.NET MVC it combines text with C# code using @, @() and @{} constructs. This inline C# code is just propagated to the generated file -- however is there a way to tap in to the default C# intellisense and use it in my template file?

    The idea is to match the intellisense from the template file to a matching position in the generated file. An example of such a thing with ASP.NET MVC would be:

    @if (Model.IsBold())
    {
        <b>Hello World!</b>
    }

    Here I would match the dot operator after Model to a position in the generated C# file and utilize the default C# intellisense to show members within the scope matching the position in the generated file. As if I were writing code directly in the generated file.

    Is there a way I can reuse the already existing C# intellisense implementation this way? Any suggestions?

    Regards,
    Thomas


    Saturday, November 15, 2014 3:02 PM

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