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How To Modernize With Visual Assist Part 2

In the previous article, you read about five popular techniques to improve your projects and apply several Modern C++ patterns. Here’s a list of five more things! We’ll go from the override keyword to nullptr, scoped enums, and more. All techniques are super-easy with Visual Assist! 1. Override Let’s have a look at the following code with a simple class hierarchy: using…
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Technical Deep Dive: Reducing Memory Consumption in Visual Assist build 2393

November 2020’s release of Visual Assist had some significant memory usage improvements, great for those with large projects. Here’s how we did it. Written by David Millington (Product Manager), Goran Mitrovic (Senior Software Engineer) and Christopher Gardner (Engineering Lead) Visual Assist is an extension which lives inside Visual Studio, and Visual Studio is a 32-bit…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist Build 2393 is Here!

We’re really making an effort to keep blogs more instructional or industry related, but man o’ man is this release worth a few lines. Our team has been working behind the scenes for much of the year on performance improvements. And sure, we could’ve just…
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Going Remote or Crazy?

If you’re like most, you’re reading this from the comfort (hopefully) of your home office. We hope whatever you’re doing, you’re being safe and smart about it. Our staff lucked out as most were already working from home when all this started. So the transition has been fairly easy, with the exception of having more distractions and noise. But, we know the transition for…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist Build 2375

NEW Added Code Inspection for modernize-deprecrated-headers clang checker. Some headers from C library were deprecated in C++ and are no longer welcome in C++ codebases. This check replaces C standard library headers with their C++ alternatives and removes redundant…
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Visual Assist Build 2366 is Available!

Build 2366 is all about keeping the lights on and letting you code faster and more effectively. While the release includes tons of bug fixes, you’ll find that we’ve added a few new items as well. In keeping with the latest and greatest, we’ve updated to LLVM/Clang 9.0.1. Other notable items include per monitor DPI awareness, Indentation fix for UE4 RIGVM_METHOD() and…
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