Spell Checker Update - Perf bug on large C# files

I pushed an update (v2.22) to the Spell Checker extension just a little bit ago which fixes a pretty major and annoying performance issue with large C# files. I say “fixes”, but it’s really just a big work around, courtesy Michael (who will post an entry on his blog any day now. It’s interesting enough…

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Extending extensions

If you’d ever taken a peek at the code for the Spell Checker extension before a couple weeks ago, you may have noticed that there were some definition interfaces intermingled with the various implementation classes. One such example is the NaturalTextTag, which the spell checking logic aggregates to know what parts of a text buffer…

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New extension: Spell Checker

Download Spellcheck on the VS Gallery. Get the source on github. As I wrote about in my series on Markdown Mode, one of the features I’ve missed from vim and many other IDEs is spell check, both in normal code comments (from when I used Eclipse) and in writing plaintext or other mostly-text formats (in…

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