When you run the custom tool of a T4 Template, it generates code in a child node of that template. On StackOverflow I have seen a a lot of devs asking how to write to separate files, or even to a different folder. This is actually easy to achieve, and there are multiple possible solutions.
Tag: Text Templating
Introduction T4 stands for Text Template Transformation Toolkit. When you scaffold a controller or view in ASP.NET, in the background T4 Templates that contain those structures are executed and files are generated for you. In this article I will explain how you can generate classes yourself, based on simple definitions in a text file. This