Implementing a Language Service By Using the Managed Package Framework
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Implementing a Language Service By Using the Managed Package Framework

You can use classes in the managed package framework (MPF) to implement a language service that supports a wide variety of features, such as syntax highlighting, brace matching, and IntelliSense completion.

Language Service Overview (Managed Package Framework)

An overview of the language service features that are supported in MPF.

Implementing a Language Service (Managed Package Framework)

Describes what is required to implement a language service by using MPF.

Registering a Language Service (Managed Package Framework)

Describes the steps that are required to register an MPF-based language service with Visual Studio.

Language Service Parser and Scanner (Managed Package Framework)

Describes the two parsers that are required to implement all the features of a language service by using the MPF.

Walkthrough: Creating a Language Service (Managed Package Framework)

Provides the basic steps that are required to implement an MPF language service in a VSPackage.

Walkthrough: Getting a List of Installed Code Snippets (Managed Package Framework)

Demonstrates the techniques of retrieving a list of installed code snippets.

Language Service Features (Managed Package Framework)

Provides links to topics that detail what must be done to implement all the features of a language service by using MPF.

Managed Babel

Describes the Managed Babel System, which enables integration of user-defined tools and languages with the MPF.

Implementing a Native-Code Language Service By Using Babel

Provides information about how to use the Babel package to implement a language service in Visual Studio in native Visual C++, and lists the features that are supported with the Babel Package.

Walkthrough: Creating a Language Service Package

Shows how to use the Visual Studio Language Package solution to create a language service built on the native code Babel interfaces.

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