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DXCore Components – Tutorial Content Provider

June 17th, 2011

The Tutorial Content Provider DXCore component returns a section of an HTML code for display in the CodeRush User Guide. Many sections of the user guide are dynamically generated, so you can extend it with any content according to your preference. Here’s a preview of the User Guide:

DXCore User Guide preview

You can drop the TutorialContentProvider control onto your plug-in design surface from the “DXCore: Extensions & Providers” category of Visual Studio Toolbox:

DXCore Tutorial Content Provider Toolbox

Here’s the Properties window, containing available properties, their categories and default values:

DXCore Tutorial Content Provider properties

and the Events list:

DXCore Tutorial Content Provider events

The TutorialContentProvider component is located in the “DevExpress.CodeRush.Extensions” assembly. It is derived from the “PlugInExtension” base type from the “DevExpress.CodeRush.Core” assembly:

DXCore Tutorial Content Provider hierarchy

Here’s a list of properties in alphabetical order:

Property name


ContentName Identifier of the content for refrering inside topics.
Description Text, describing the purpose or behavior of this plug-in extension.
DisplayName The text name that identifies this extension.
Register If true, this extension will be available to the DXCore. Otherwise, it will be hidden.


Event name


GetContent Handle this event to provide content once it is requested.

See the “Populating the User Guide with dynamic and static content” topic, to learn more on adding dynamic content into the DXCore User Guide.

Products: DXCore
Versions: 11.1 and up
VS IDEs: any
Updated: Jun/18/2011
ID: D090

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