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.NET Development Using the Compiler API by Jason Bock

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© Jason Bock 2016

Jason Bock, .NET Development Using the Compiler API, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2111-2_4

4. Using the Scripting API

Jason Bock

(1)Shakopee, Minnesota, USA

So far, all the C# code you’ve seen hasn’t been any different from what you’ve been able to do in C# since version 1.0. That is, you still write C# code, you compile it, and an assembly is generated. Although having the inner workings of the compiler available for public consumption via the Compiler API empowers developers to analyze and transform their code, nothing has substantially altered the flow of the compilation process. However, that changes with the Update 1 release of Visual Studio 2015, because within the Compiler API is a brand-new Scripting API. With the Scripting API, ...

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