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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2029 is available

We hope you have check-for-new-versions enabled in the options dialog of Visual Assist, because you wouldn’t have learned about last month’s build of Visual Assist in our blog. We shamefully failed to announce build 2029. Social media isn’t yet part of our build process. Visual Assist build 2029 requires software maintenance through 2014.02.24, and includes our usual mix of…
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Tips and Tricks

Using Find References to Manage a Task

Find References has been a feature of Visual Assist for about a decade. And, while Find References now shares its name with a version of the command integral to Microsoft Visual Studio, the original has pragmatic components that should make it the everyday preference. If…
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Visit the Tomato at Build 2014

Join Whole Tomato Software at the Build 2014 conference this year, April 2nd-4th in San Francisco. We’ll be demonstrating Visual Assist to the uninitiated, and offering existing customers a sneak preview of an enhancement to the Visual Studio debugger. Stop by to…
Tips and Tricks

A quick way to create implementations of all methods in a class

We released a feature some time ago that we failed to document, and since its UI is subtle, there is a good chance you know about it only if you follow our release notes closely. I raise the feature for two reasons: 1) it’s valuable, and 2) now it’s documented. The feature is Create Method Implementations, and it gives you a quick way to create implementations of all methods of a…
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Tips and Tricks

Taming the List of Methods in File

Visual Assist includes a List Methods in File (Alt-M) feature, inaptly named because the list has grown to include more than just methods, that is a convenient way to navigate a large file. But, even if you use filtering to target specific entries, the list is sometimes…
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Support resources for Visual Assist get a makeover

If you’ve been anywhere near our website in the last month, you’ve undoubtedly noticed we embarked on a major upgrade of the support resources for Visual Assist. We are happy to say we’re finished with the heavy lifting, and done fussing with our discussion…
Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2023 is available

After a month with an RC, we’re happy to announce availability of a general release. You need maintenance through 2013.12.20 to run build 2023. If you’re a new customer and don’t how to tell if you’re qualified to run a build, learn here or wait for your current copy of Visual Assist to explain your options, assuming Check for Updates is enabled. Build 2023 is primarily a…
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The Tomato introduces a new website

We are happy to introduce a revamped website for Visual Assist. We think the site is simple, well organized, responsive, and replete with content new and existing developers need to be productive with Visual Assist. You’ll find: A “What’s New” page…
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Visual Assist loses her X

After ten years of dealing with her ex, Visual Assist X has regained her simpler name, Visual Assist. Now for a bit of history. The X in Visual Assist X became part of the product name in 2004, when developers at the Tomato decided it was important that customers get new…
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Visual Assist Supports Visual Studio 2013

Whole Tomato has always taken pride in maintaining support for every Microsoft IDE our customers use, from Visual C++ 6.0 through Visual Studio 2013. If you own a license for Visual Assist, or are considering a trial, know that the latest build of Visual Assist has full support for Visual Studio 2013 RTM. Users with software maintenance through November 11, 2013, qualify to run Visual Assist build…
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