Is it possible to use a different code generation mechanism?

Hello,

I've already read a lot about MPS. I think it is a great language workbench with very fancy paradigms. I have a very general question: Is it possible to use a different code generation mechanism while modeling with a language created with MPS? So more technically: Is there a defined extension point for my custom code generation tool?

The reason is that I want to make sure that I could configure my tool chain to my particular needs.

Thank you very much in advance and let me know if you need further information!
LaAck
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MPS generator is a sybsystem and a set of languages which are invoked by "generate" action.
You can:
1) write your own action and re-implement the whole process
2) write a "make facet" and develop a new step in the make process, which will do some additional thing  on any resource that's produced during generation process(model, output file, resource file etc)
3) write a "pre/post-process generation script" which will make a custom AST transformation, which can't be performed with generator templates (e.g. extracting shared expressions)
4) write a custom textGen, which will write AST to a file in a custom format.

Just choose what you need ;)
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Hi.
How do I accomplish this:
2) write a "make facet" and develop a new step in the make process, which will do some additional thing  on any resource that's produced during generation process(model, output file, resource file etc)

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