Tips and Tricks

The Ideal Visual Studio Companions

If you’re using Visual Assist, then you realize that some areas in Visual Studio need extra functionality and support. Extensions provide users quick solutions to make their IDEs perform better in a specific area like adding markdown support, getting better code analysis, and more. This is a very effective method to streamline your workflow and increase your productivity. But if you find…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist 2022.3 now available

Visual Assist 2022.3 is out and brings some exciting news for those working with graphics shaders! It also adds a pair of code inspection checks, as well as a new navigation option for Open File in Solution. Visual Assist HLSL support High-level shader language (HLSL), while vaguely similar to C in syntax, is a distinct language and thus most native Visual Studio features may behave…
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News

Recap: What’s New in Visual Assist 2022

Did you miss the What’s New in Visual Assist 2022 webinar? We’ve got you covered.  The webinar and this recap blog are part of ongoing efforts to share more information around the latest Visual Assist updates and developments. Usually we publish what’s new in a…
Build Announcements

Visual Assist 2022.2 is here

Visual Assist 2022.2 has just been released! We have a well-rounded update this time— a number of new features as well as some much needed fixes. Unreal Engine 5 Support The biggest announcement in this release is the the start of official regression and…
News

Announcing our GDC giveaway winner, plus an important community announcement

Meet our winner We’ve had a couple of giveaways during our stint at GDC last March in San Francisco— the most exciting of which was our Steam Deck giveaway. After drawing from our list of entries, we’re excited to introduce our winner: Rebecca Vessal. We have coordinated with her and she will receive a brand new Steam Deck as soon as stocks are available (even we aren’t immune to…
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Tips and Tricks

Tips for Aspiring Game Developers

Have you ever considered becoming a game developer but never knew where or how to start? In this blog, we’ll talk about a few things you might want to know before you get started in the video game industry.  The video game industry— by the…
Build Announcements

Visual Assist 2022.1 has arrived

It’s a new year for Visual Assist! This was slightly earlier than expected, but in the interest of making sure that updates and fixes get to you as quickly as possible, we’ve decided on an early release! You can download the latest version of VAX here. New features We’ve added a few notable changes in this release. The first one is adding syntax support for C++20’s feature…
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