Consuming Code Snippets

Adding existing code snippets into your code is an easy task. Just for demo purposes, create a new console project with Visual Basic and, when ready, place the cursor within the Sub Main. Right-click and select the Insert Snippet command. At this point the IDE shows a list of available snippets categories, as shown in Figure 56.21.

Figure 56.21 The IDE shows a list of available snippets categories.


The first thing to mention is that code snippets files are organized in categories, such as WPF, Code Patterns, Fundamentals, and so on. Basically a category is nothing but a folder containing a number of .snippet files. Double-click ...

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