CodeSmith Generator 8.5 is finally here after years of work with new features and improvements! Let’s take a look at some of the highlights, including full support for Visual Studio 2022, .NET 4.8, and many small improvements that will make your workflow even smoother.
Visual Studio 2022
First and foremost, CodeSmith Generator 8.5 adds full support for Visual Studio 2022. This means that you can now use all of CodeSmith Generator’s powerful code generation capabilities within the latest version of Visual Studio. This is great news for developers who want to take advantage of the latest features and improvements in Visual Studio 2022 while still enjoying the benefits of CodeSmith Generator. This was a complete rewrite that we started on and worked with Microsoft on to resolve many blocking issues that were introduced with Visual Studio 2019 and 2022.
In addition to support for Visual Studio 2022, CodeSmith Generator 8.5 also includes support for .NET 4.8. This means that you can now use CodeSmith Generator to generate code that targets the latest version of the .NET framework. This is great news for developers who want to take advantage of the latest features and improvements in .NET 4.8!
But that’s not all – CodeSmith Generator 8.5 also includes a number of small improvements and bug fixes that will make your workflow even smoother. For example, the code generation engine has been optimized to run even faster and database schema providers have been updated for the latest performance and bug fixes.
As always, please let us know if you have any comments, questions, feedback, bug reports, etc. We’re listening.