CodeSmith Generator 6.0.2

New Features

  • Added Intellisense Support for Anonymous Types.
  • Added additional information to the Intellisense Parameter Information.
  • Added a Help menu to the Generator Menu inside of Visual Studio.
  • Updated all of the Generator Template Frameworks to the latest version.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where a StackOverflowException would occur with any template that was recursively called.
  • All newly created Generator Files (E.G., Templates, Generator Project Files…) and Generated documents are saved as UTF unless specified in the CodeTemplate Directives Encoding attribute.
  • Fixed a bug where a StackOverflowException could occur when retrieving Intellisense for complex types.
  • Fixed a bug where a NullReferenceException could occur if a sub template had more than 25 errors.
  • Fixed a bug where CodeTemplate.GetProperties(bool) could return invalid results.
  • Fixed a bug where the TableSchema’s DataObjects property wasn’t being set correctly.
  • Fixed a bug where the CommandResultSchema.DataObjects property wasn’t being populated.
  • Fixed a bug where ActiveSnippets could be saved in an invalid state.
  • Fixed a bug where ActiveSnippets were not being upgraded properly.
  • Fixed a bug where the Data Source Manager could throw an exception when a provider couldn’t be resolved.
  • Fixed a bug where a FileNotFound exception could occur if a previously open template document no longer existed when launching Visual Studio.
  • Fixed a bug where the CodeTemplate.RenderToFile(OutputFile, bool) overload was not calling OnPostRender.
  • Fixed a bug where SDK Licenses would not be picked up in certain circumstances.
  • Fixed a bug where Configuration may not be initialized properly when using SDK Integration.
  • Fixed a bug where the TemplateContext might not be available when loading properties from a CSP.
  • Fixed a bug where Validation Errors could be removed prematurely from the Error Window.
  • Fixed a bug that caused SchemaExplorer Collections to be incorrectly serialized.
  • Fixed a bug where an Exception could be thrown after closing an editor document.
  • Fixed a bug where template samples might not be extracted in some scenarios.
  • Breaking Change: The Merge Strategies API Merge() method signature has been updated to include a MergeContext which provides additional contextual information.

Performance Enhancements

  • Many performance and memory improvements pertaining to the Template Editor.
  • Fixed a performance bug in the SqlSchemaProvider where parsing Extended Property values could take an excessive amount of time due to regex backtracking.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause the editor to not use valid cached compile results.

Usability Enhancements

  • Added a user friendly message when generating against template resources that are marked as blocked. See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179545 for more information.
  • Fixed a bug where the editor didn’t respect your tab preferences.
  • Restored the non-generic DataObjectBaseCollection for backwards compatibility.
  • Fixed a bug that could prevent samples from being extracted to the location you choose while installing Generator.
  • Fixed a bug where an Exception could be thrown while trying to parse a template that uses an include file multiple times.
  • Fixed a few PropertyGrid issues dealing with focusing and custom UITypeEditors.
  • Fixed a bug where one could not uncomment template comments when the selection had any trailing or leading spaces.
  • Fixed a bug where sub template errors could be show error squiggles in the master template.
  • Fixed a bug where a Data Source might throw an exception while loading and not be shown in the Data Source Manager.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when saving a template while it is being parsed.
  • Updated all of the Visual Studio Item templates descriptions and names.
  • Fixed a bug where the Intellisence Auto Completion windows would not show up in some scenarios.

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