Codesmith Alternatives

    Codesmith is described as 'CodeSmith is a template-based code generator tool. It features a syntax nearly identical to ASP.NET and can generate code for C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, SQL, XML, or any other ASCII based language' and is an app in the Development category. There are four alternatives to Codesmith for Windows, Microsoft Visual Studio, .NET Framework, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Telosys, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Codesmith are Devart T4 Editor (Free Personal), MyGeneration (Free, Open Source) and T4 Awesome (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Oct 25, 2019

    1. Telosys is a lightweight Open Source code generator. This tool allows to generate any kind of language (Java, Python, GoLang, PHP, JavaScript, TypeScript, C#, etc). It works without UML model. All the code generation templates are customizable.
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      bobpaillet It allows to generate any kind of language including C#
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
      Devart T4 Editor is a powerful Visual Studio add-in for editing T4 templates with syntax highlighting, intellisense, code outlining, and all features of a first-class text editor add-in for Visual Studio.

    2. MyGeneration is an extremely flexible template based code generator written in Microsoft.NET. MyGeneration is great at generating code for ORM architectures. The meta-data from your database is made available to the templates through the MyMeta API.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Microsoft Visual Studio
      Did you know that Visual Studio has a full code generation framework built right in? It’s called T4 (Text Template Transformation Toolkit)
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