Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2107 is available

Visual Assist build 2107 is a yard-sale of builds—it offers something useful to everyone but has no theme to its entire set of offerings. I describe a few improvements in this post. You will need to visit our what’s-new page or release notes to learn about all of them. If you are a fan of the Smart Select commands in Visual Assist, you will appreciate the more intelligent versions in build…
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Visual Assist build 2102 is available

Visual Assist build 2102 makes it three builds in four weeks, which is an unwanted record  for us. Microsoft prompted the last build because they issued Visual Studio “15” Preview 2 without notice, which deprecated our prior build. Build 2102 is our…
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Visual Assist build 2098 is available

Visual Assist build 2098 arrives on the heels of build 2097 to provide support in Visual Assist for Visual Studio Enterprise “15” Preview 2, the IDE that Microsoft released while build 2097 was in the final stage of quality testing. If you installed Preview 2, you…
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Visual Assist build 2097 is available

Visual Assist build 2097 introduces support for Visual Studio Enterprise “15” Preview 1, just in time for Microsoft’s posting of Preview 2. If you use Preview 1, you can install build 2097 assuming you installed the IDE using its ISO or web installer. The Visual Assist installer for build 2097 won’t recognize your IDE if you installed it only using Microsoft’s new…
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Visual Assist build 2094 is available

Visual Assist build 2094 fixes only one bug of significance—sort of. The bug is actually in Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 and the “fix” in Visual Assist is to work around the bug. If you install Visual Studio 2015 Update 2, you need Visual Assist build…
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Visual Assist build 2093 is available

Visual Assist build 2093 is our second build of 2016—the year—and includes official support for Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 RC. If you read the previous post in this blog, you know builds of Visual Assist that work in one flavor of an IDE, e.g. Visual Studio 2013 RC…
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Visual Assist build 2089 is available

Visual Assist build 2089 is primarily a bug-fix build. You can install the build without setting aside time to learn any new functionality in Visual Assist. If you write C#, you will notice a subtle addition to the Encapsulate Field dialog—the ability to designate a field internal. Otherwise, the feature set of Visual Assist did not grow with this build. While on the topic of bug…
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Visual Assist build 2086 is available

Visual Assist build 2086 arrives less than a month after build 2083, in time for the holidays. If all goes well, this will be our last build of 2015. The most noteworthy change in build 2086 is a reorganized options dialog. The mechanics of the dialog haven’t changed…
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Visual Assist build 2083 is available

Visual Assist build 2083 continues our steady stream of improvements. Two enhancements in build 2083 are worth calling out. C# users of Visual Studio 2015 will be pleased to know Enhanced Listboxes are now available in their environment. This completes our support for C# in…
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Visual Assist build 2076 is available

On the heels of one bug-fix build, we announce another to address a few issues. Visual Assist build 2076 includes three bug fixes and addresses a large-solution performance problem introduced after build 2068. If you have build 2068 or older, update to build 2076 to get the features we introduced in build 2073. If you have build 2073 or 2074 and all seems fine, keep what you have. If your Find…
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