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Visual Assist enters G2 Awards as High Performer

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…
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Visual Assist 2022.4 now available

The fourth update to Visual Assist 2022 is here! This release updates some core Visual Assist behaviors, adds a key C++ language feature, and adds support for external configuration files. The release also continues initiatives on shader code from the previous release. If…
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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…
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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 other testing related to Unreal Engine 5. This also comes with some modifications to the IDE UI to make it apparent that our…
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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…
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Visual Assist Build 2393 is Here!

We’re really making an effort to keep blogs more instructional or industry related, but man o’ man is this release worth a few lines. Our team has been working behind the scenes for much of the year on performance improvements. And sure, we could’ve just done a few things here and there over time to make it feel like we were consistently improving (which we are), but with this…
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Visual Assist Build 2375

NEW Added Code Inspection for modernize-deprecrated-headers clang checker. Some headers from C library were deprecated in C++ and are no longer welcome in C++ codebases. This check replaces C standard library headers with their C++ alternatives and removes redundant…
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Visual Assist Build 2366 is Available!

Build 2366 is all about keeping the lights on and letting you code faster and more effectively. While the release includes tons of bug fixes, you’ll find that we’ve added a few new items as well. In keeping with the latest and greatest, we’ve updated to…
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Visual Assist build 2358 is available!

New Year, New Build! Welcome to 2020 and 2358. This release was driven largely to fix an issue with our licensing server and some corruption that may have been experienced by Unity users, but why stop there? NEW Added C++ modernization refactoring: Convert Unscoped Enum to Scoped Enum (execute on the enum definition). See the documentation. NEW Goto Related now allows hopping between…
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