Session about Ionide and FSAutocomplete

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  • In the Ionide Solution Explorer you can move files around, however this currently requires a complete reload of the solution to see the changes. For larger repositories (like FAKE) this is a sluggish experience.
Moving a file feel sluggish because of MSBuild reload

This issue should allow us to explore multiple projects in the toolchain:

Expected behavior

We should find ways to make this seem snappier. Ideas include:

  • Using “evaluation” phase of MsBuild to get some properties without having to execute the whole msbuild engine
  • Running the msbuild targets for the single project that has changed