The Razor syntax provides a fast, terse, clean and lightweight way to combine server code with HTML to create dynamic web content. This repo contains the tooling to enable Razor in Visual Studio Code. The Razor tooling ships as part of the Visual Studio Code C# extension.
This project is part of ASP.NET Core. You can find samples, documentation and getting started instructions for ASP.NET Core at the Home repo.
To use the Razor tooling for Visual Studio Code:
Open any project containing Razor (cshtml) files to get intellisense and diagnostics:
Disabling the Razor tooling
To disable the Razor tooling in Visual Studio Code:
- Open the Visual Studio Code User Settings: File -> Preferences -> Settings
- Search for "razor"
- Check the "Razor: Disabled" checkbox
Building from source
- Mono (5.18.1 or later)
Clone the repo and restore Git submodules by running the following:
git clone https://github.com/aspnet/Razor.VSCode.git cd Razor.VSCode git submodule update --init --recursive
This repo uses the same set of build tools as the other ASP.NET Core projects. The developer documentation for building is the authoritative guide. Please read this document and check your PATH setup if you have trouble building or using Visual Studio Code
To build at the command line, run
build.sh from the solution directory.
Run in Visual Studio Code
To run the built Razor tooling in Visual Studio Code:
Ensure you've run
Ensure the installed
dotnetfrom running the build script is on your path.
clientdirectory run the following:
npm install npm run compile
Open the solution folder in Visual Studio Code
Set the "razor.devmode" setting to true in the Visual Studio Code Workspace settings (File -> Preferences -> Settings -> Workspace Settings)
Run in the debugger (F5) using the Extension launch profile
A new Visual Studio Code instance will open as an Extension Development Host
Try out Razor tooling features in
Pages/Index.cshtmlor any other Razor file
- NOTE: there may be a delay while the Razor Language Service starts up. See the Razor Log and OmniSharp log in the output window (View -> Output) to see the current status
Run all extension tests
To run all extension tests:
Close all instances of Visual Studio Code