Learn about the GlyphFriend extension. It provides enhanced capabilities for HTML and web-based projects. Its main benefit is that it displays a preview for many of the common Icon and glyph-based font libraries .
- [Instructor] You have to love…the extensibility of Visual Studio.…It's easy to write an extension…that plugs into the IDE.…There is a giant library of useful extensions…that enhance the features of Visual Studio.…I'll explore some of my favorite…extensions throughout this course.…In this movie, I'll look at the Glyphfriend extension.…It provides enhanced Intellisense for HTML…and web-based projects.…Its main benefit is that it displays…a preview for many of the common icon…and gylph-based font libraries.…
For this demo, I'll use an ASP.net MVC project.…The icons I'll access are in the Bootstrap, Glyphicons,…and Font Awesome libraries.…Here you can see my project.…It says Asp.MvcApp.…That first step is to look at the icons in the browser.…On my machine, I'll be using Google Chrome.…You can choose your favorite browser from the dropdown,…and I'll click on the About hyperlink.…
So this is the page that shows the glyphicons,…and the Font Awesome libraries.…So the idea is that you want to display…an icon, or a glyph, like this heart.…
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