Nick Harrison

Nick Harrison

Nick Harrison is a Software Consultant with over 20 years experience developing software for companies large banks to small startups in industries ranging from Mortgage Banking to Insurance Technology. He has done full stack development on the DotNet platform since version one first went gold.

Title
Software Consultant
Website
https://about.me/neh123us
Blog
https://neh123us.wordpress.com/
Twitter
@neh123us

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Roslyn and T4 Playing in the Same Sandbox

Roslyn opens up some great possibilities for Code Generation so there is some overlap between the two technologies but this does not mean that they don't play well together. In fact they play well together. In this presentation we will explore using Roslyn to feed metadata to T4 templates. Roslyn proves to be a much better source for Metadata than the Code Model or Reflection. We will also explore using T4 to simplify implementing Code Fixes associated. Using T4 we can allow users of our code fix to have some control over what the correction looks like. The SyntaxTree for the code fix can come from the output of running a T4 template.

Level
Intermediate
Category
Professional Development
Room
J159
Time
3:40 PM