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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Editor Extension Points

The Visual Studio code editor has its own sort of API that it exposes via MEF. In MEF terms, the editor publishes a set of exports that you can then use within your own MEF parts to extend the editor in virtually unboundless ways.

With nearly 100% coverage of the editor’s features, the following feature areas are valid extension points that the Visual Studio editor exposes:

Image Content types—A content type in the context of a Visual Studio code editor is the type of text and syntax that the editor can parse and understand. If you think about this from a languages perspective, Visual Studio content types map directly to the ...

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