Visualizing XML Doc Comments

One of our goals for the new editor is to make extensibility easier and more powerful than ever before.  From custom text coloring to visual adornments painted directly on the editor surface, extensibility can dramatically change and improve the development experience.  A recent article written by Lisa Feigenbaum, Microsoft’s Program Manager for the VB Community, showcases an adornment that enables rich WPF-based visualizations of XML doc comments:

XML Doc Comment Viewer

You can read Lisa's entire article, titled “Documenting Your Code With XML Comments,” in MSDN Magazine.  It not only highlights how this extension can transform the way developers read their code but also shares helpful information and tips about doc comments in general, so I’d encourage you to take a look!

Brittany Behrens
Program Manager, VS Platform Team

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