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The Most Innovative Things Happening With Visual Studio Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is designed to integrate with Visual Studio smoothly. When linked, it enables developers to make code changes in projects quickly and easily. Visual Studio Unreal Engine also helps improve efficiency and overall performance. Although the Visual Studio is the most extensible IDE on the planet, it cannot cater to all the development needs. Game development is one such instance…
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10 Undeniable Reasons to Love C++ Extensions

Visual Studio is by far one of the most advanced IDEs in the world. Being one of the oldest IDEs, it is still the most popular in the C++ community. In fact, a JetBrains survey [1] found that 27 percent of C++ developers prefer Visual Studio over any other IDE–the highest…
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GDC You Next Year!

For those of you that have been longtime GDC attendees, speakers, or lowly exhibitors, this year may have taken you back to years past. Smaller crowd (the line would tell you otherwise), More intimate sessions, and cool swag! If you didn’t make it out, be sure to check out the vault for online recaps. I wanted to send out a few takeaways from our group: The biggest thing we get out of…
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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…
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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. Meanwhile I recommend if you’re using VS2022 you download and install 2021.5 now! Background Historically…
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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…
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Unreal Engine ‘Quality Of Life’ in Visual Assist 2021.2

The first two releases of Visual Assist this year contain some great Unreal Engine quality-of-life improvements you may want to take advantage of. While we’ve always announced features in our changelog and release blogs, we’re starting to blog in greater detail about some of what we change — our December blog about reducing memory usage started this — and this time we’ll dig a bit…
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