There has been a lot of buzz around source generators in .NET 5 and it's there's more to come in .NET 6.
But ... how did we get here and what may the future hold?
This talk starts with a brief history of my journey into source code generation, starting with the ZX Spectrum, through the Visual Basic years and then the code generation tools used with .NET framework and Visual Studio.
The remainder of the talk will focus on the source generators introduced with .NET 5, covering
Lastly, we will look at where source generators may go in the future
Freelance software developer
Steve Collins is an independent software developer/architect with over 25 years’ experience in the industry working with Microsoft technologies.
Steve has given talks about configuration at events and user groups around the UK and has also discussed configuration as a guest on the Dot Net Core Show podcasthttps://dotnetcore.show/episode-49-configuration-in-net-core-with-steve-collins/and the Documentation Not Included podcasthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXoprCDHBZM