BuildContributor Class

Visual Studio 2010

Derivatives of the BuildContributor extension are executed during a project build after the project's model has been constructed and verified.


Namespace:  Microsoft.Data.Schema.Build
Assembly:  Microsoft.Data.Schema (in Microsoft.Data.Schema.dll)

public class BuildContributor : IExtension

The BuildContributor type exposes the following members.

Public methodBuildContributorInitializes a new instance of the BuildContributor class.

Public methodEqualsDetermines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodOnExecuteCalled by the Visual Studio build process after the model has been built. This method provides to derived versions of this contributor an opportunity to examine the model and possibly generate additional files.
Protected methodOnPopulateArgumentsCalled by the Visual Studio build process when a project is loaded. This method provides a list of extensible arguments that users can specify at a command prompt to modify the project file.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

The BuildContributor class is one of the extension points for adding functionality to Visual Studio Application Lifecycle Management (ALM).

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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