How to customize scaffolding templates for ASP.NET vNext

Yesterday I posted the announcement for command line scaffolding in ASP.NET vNext. Shortly after we received a comment asking. “Would be interesting to see how easy/hard it is to change the scaffolding template.” For context in Visual Studio 2013/2012 you could customize the template content by copying files from c:\program files\ into your source project…. Read more

Command line scaffolding for ASP.NET vNext

In previous releases we have added support for scaffolding controllers/views based on project artifacts in both MVC and Web Forms projects. The technology used for those previous releases was tied to Visual Studio. With ASP.NET vNext one of our high level goals is to enable Visual Studio customers to work with non-Visual Studio users. So… Read more

Creating a Custom Scaffolder for Visual Studio

With the release of Visual Studio 2013 last October, we introduced the concept of Scaffolding to Web Application projects.  Scaffolding is the framework on which code generation for MVC and WebAPI is built.  For more information on Scaffolding or the MVC Scaffolders check the following blog post: However, the true potential for the scaffolding… Read more

How to customize the generated files from the New Scaffolded Item dialog

In Visual Studio 2013 we introduced the Add New Scaffolded Item dialog. This dialog replaced the Add View/Add Controllers ASP.NET MVC dialog which was had in 2012. This new dialog works for all ASP.NET projects (MVC, Web Forms and Web API). This is one example of how we are delivering on the “One ASP.NET” vision…. Read more