We are glad to announce that in the second quarter since listing, the popular Whole Tomato Visual Assist plugin for Visual Studio broke into the G2 Software Awards as the top scorer in the static code analysis segment. Visual Assist received good reviews from users and high scores in various ratings.
What is a High Performer and How does G2 Determine It?
A high performer is a user satisfaction indicator that signifies high efficiency and capability of software. The efficiency score is determined using special algorithms based on user feedback. It calculates an average user satisfaction score that depends on the software’s quality and existing features. In addition, the number and quality of received reviews are also taken into account.
A high performer award means that the majority of a program’s users have rated the software highly effective for its tasks. It is something that lives up to its claims and more. The only thing separating a high performer from industry leader status is a higher review count.
What does Visual Assist do?
Visual Assist is a productivity plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio that improves IDE functionality using a variety of techniques such as static code analysis. Visual Assist fills gaps in the coding experience of Visual Studio and allows developers to code faster, easier, and with fewer errors. It provides code understanding, code correction, code assistance, code suggestions, and code inspection features.
The main features provided by Visual Assist:
- Syntax highlighting.
- Enhances code suggestions.
- The ability to easily navigate to any file, method, symbol, or reference in your projects and solutions.
- Automatically code generation.
- Code refactoring tools.
- The possibility of using ready-made code snippets.
- Code auto-completion.
- Identifies and fixes typical programming errors.
- Ability to check spelling in comments.
- Support development for Unreal Engine.
How did users reviews for Visual Assist go?
In general, users highly rated the effectiveness of Visual Assist. They noted that this tool is necessary when working with a large code base, it significantly speeds up the process of writing code thanks to the IntelliSense system, fast navigation, powerful tools for refactoring, and code autogeneration.
Visual Assist received an overall score of 4.6 out of 5 stars. In other ratings, he has the following points:
- Ease of use – 9.2 out of 10.
- Quality of support – 9.1 out of 10.
- Ease of admin – 10 out of 10.
Be sure to download a free trial of Visual Assist and leave us a review after!