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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 numbers Many new programmers aspire to land careers in the video game industry. Who wouldn’t want to make triple-A games for a living…
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Visual Studio 2022 Support!

Hello! We have very good news today. We just released Visual Assist 2021.5 and it has our official support for the Visual Studio 2022 release. This blog could be as short as that sentence, but I’d like to write a bit more about our support and how we got here.
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Visual Studio 2022 preview version 4 support

Just a quick note to let you know that we are aware of a blocking issue while using the latest version of VA in Preview 4. We offered initial beta support for 3.x, however we do not recommend installing Visual Assist on the latest preview as the hangs will render the IDE unusable. We’re working on it and hope to have an update out soon. Even though each release offers new challenges and…
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Busy Busy Busy!

Are you busy? I know we are. Our development team has been taking a hard look at what’s going on in the development landscape, and I thought we could share a few things that we’ve got going on behind the scenes: Visual Studio 2022 Public Preview is Here Visual…
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How to Set Up Visual Assist

Visual Assist is a coding productivity tool for C++ and C# developers. It extends Visual Studio to make the programming experience better by providing tools for understanding code, checking code, and writing code. Some of its benefits include fast navigation, code inspection and modernization, many refactorings, code correction, Unreal Engine 4 support (for which it is famous), and code…
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How to Modernize C++ Code with Visual Assist in Five Easy Steps

You probably know that over time our projects seem to get old and legacy. Code written now might look suspicious five years later. With the standardization of C++11 in 2011, developers coined the term Modern C++. In this article (and the next one) we’ll take a look at some techniques you might apply to get nicer code and be closer to the best feature that recent versions of C++…
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