VISUAL ASSIST - Filling Gaps in Visual Studio for C/C++ and C# Developers

Build Announcements

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 the new IDE; all features expected are available. Encapsulate Field, a refactoring command available to C/C++ and C# users…
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Build Announcements

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…
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Visual Assist build 2074 is available

Visual Assist build 2074 fixes two bugs, critical for some users, discovered shortly after the release of build 2073. One fix resolves a conflict with Windows Driver Kit (WDK) 10 that prevented files from being added to solutions. The second fix lets Visual Assist recognize…
Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2073 is available

Visual Assist build 2073 introduces several new commands and features to make you more productive. But, now that the list of features in Visual Assist has grown to nearly a hundred, you will be pleased to know one new feature in build 2073 gives you easier access to the other 99. Open the new context menu of Visual Assist any time you find yourself unsure what features are available. The VA…
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A Developer of Visual Assist Saves Energy

I am a long-time member of the development team for Visual Assist. I also read a lot, often about the workings of the brain. I read recently Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman. The author divides thinking methods into fast and slow. Fast is automatic; slow requires…
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Visual Assist and Visual Studio 2015 RTM

Microsoft released Visual Studio 2015 RTM this week. Visual Assist build 2068–the most recent build–supports the new IDE but not yet at release quality. There are a few known issues that will be resolved in our forthcoming builds: Enhanced listboxes–the ones with…
Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2068 is available

Visual Assist build 2068 introduces Add Braces and Remove Braces–commands that simplify converting of a statement to a compound statement, and vice versa. The most efficient way to use the feature is to bind a shortcut to VAssistX.BracesToggle, which as its name implies, will add or remove as appropriate. The only nuance to the feature–to avoid breaking code–is that the commands…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2062 is available

Visual Assist build 2062 introduces VA Hashtags—a combination of named bookmarks and task manager. Place hashtags anywhere in your comments and Visual Assist will let you navigate among them efficiently. Because VA Hashtags are embedded in comments, they act like bookmarks that move with your code. The “bookmarks” are accessible in all solutions that include your files. Embed…
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