Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2353 is available

This release represents a turning point for our development team. We’ve made great strides in fixing bugs associated with Visual Studio 2019 and have focused our attention on the future. A major lift in this release was our move to Clang 9. Future releases will leverage Clang in new ways so stay tuned! But Build 2353 wasn’t all about groundwork, Code Inspection has some nifty new…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2341 is available

The steady stream of functional and quality improvements to Visual Assist continues despite the recent hiccups with new purchasing and licensing systems. (Those systems are being ironed out.) Visual Assist build 2341 improves one of its earliest features—enhanced syntax…
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Visual Assist build 2331 is available

Extensibility has long been a strength of Microsoft Visual Studio, but extending the IDE too greatly can impede its startup. Thus, many developers are familiar with Visual Studio’s yellow status message that suggests an extension is likely causing slow startup. To alleviate slow startups, Microsoft has encouraged partners to load their extensions asynchronously. That encouragement is now a…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2302 is available

Honestly, the title of this post should be “Visual Assist build 2302 has been available for a long time”. I have been lax in writing. Fortunately, if you enable notifications of new builds in the options dialog of Visual Assist, you would have discovered build 2302 not long after it was released. And if you clicked through a what’s-new link, you would have learned what improved…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2291 is available

Visual Assist build 2291 is a minor release that fine tunes several, well-loved features–ones that seem never to be finished. Find References (Shift+Alt+F) in Visual Assist is the big brother of the like-named command in Visual Studio. (At one time, Visual Assist provided…
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Visual Assist build 2283.2 is available

We strive to release only high-quality builds of Visual Assist, but this latest round required a few attempts to get right. Fortunately, build 2283.2 is worth the wait. It has several, oft-requested improvements. The dialog for Open File in Solution (Shift+Alt+O), improved…
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Visual Assist build 2270 is available

Exhibiting at the Game Developer Conference (GDC) in March gave us the rare opportunity to interact—face to face—with a lot of Visual Assist users. Those who visited our booth picked up tips and swag, and left behind terrific feedback. The interactions gave us a better understanding of how Visual Assist is used, and how we could improve an already great product. A few of the improvements are…
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