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Tips and Tricks

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 and Tricks

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…
Build Announcements

Visual Assist 2022.1 has arrived

It’s a new year for Visual Assist! This was slightly earlier than expected, but in the interest of making sure that updates and fixes get to you as quickly as possible, we’ve decided on an early release! You can download the latest version of VAX here. New features We’ve added a few notable changes in this release. The first one is adding syntax support for C++20’s feature…
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Improving Visual Assist: We need your opinion

Good day! The Whole Tomato team is looking to improve the Visual Assist experience in other fields, and we are inviting you to join us! We are currently looking for focus group participants in the financial service sector. Eligible participants include programmers or…
Tips and Tricks

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 Assist 2021.4 is released! (And notes on Visual Studio 2022)

We are pleased to have just released Visual Assist 2021.4. VAX uses a rolling release mechanism, so it will be a couple of weeks until VAX notifies you in-product and a couple more before it’s available on the Visual Studio store, but you can download Visual Assist 2021.4 today from our website. VAX 2021.4 is a quality-focused release. Our last release, 2021.3, was mostly focused on…
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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…
NewsTips and Tricks

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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