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License and Website Changes for Visual Assist

You’ve spoken, and we’ve listened! Our recent website and license migration failed to deliver the high quality experience you deserve. Recently, Whole Tomato migrated our website to a new backend technology and a much needed new license technology for Visual Assist. There have been some hiccups, and some of the changes to licensing resulted in delays sending licenses to customers, and…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2331 is available

Extensibility has long been a strength of Microsoft Visual Studio, but extending the IDE too greatly can impede its startup. Thus, many developers are familiar with Visual Studio’s yellow status message that suggests an extension is likely causing slow startup. To…
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Visual Assist build 2324 is available

Microsoft’s recent spate of builds of Visual Studio 2019 is driving the recent succession of builds of Visual Assist. Build 2324 is no exception. It’s only feature of note is support for Visual Studio 2019 RC. If, for some reason, you are still using Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1-3, Visual Assist build 2324 will install to your IDE, but know that Visual Assist is no longer…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2302 is available

Honestly, the title of this post should be “Visual Assist build 2302 has been available for a long time”. I have been lax in writing. Fortunately, if you enable notifications of new builds in the options dialog of Visual Assist, you would have discovered build…
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Visual Assist build 2291 is available

Visual Assist build 2291 is a minor release that fine tunes several, well-loved features–ones that seem never to be finished. Find References (Shift+Alt+F) in Visual Assist is the big brother of the like-named command in Visual Studio. (At one time, Visual Assist provided the only version.) The results window of the Visual Assist command has long allowed collapsing of project and file nodes, but…
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Changes to our renewal policy

Whole Tomato prides ourselves on our ability to support continued development of our product.  To that end, we revised our renewal policy for Standard licenses to ensure that customers are able to benefit from ongoing development of Visual Assist. Encouraging customers to…
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Visual Assist build 2283.2 is available

We strive to release only high-quality builds of Visual Assist, but this latest round required a few attempts to get right. Fortunately, build 2283.2 is worth the wait. It has several, oft-requested improvements. The dialog for Open File in Solution (Shift+Alt+O), improved…
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Privacy Policy Updated

We updated our privacy policy per the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) which went into effect today, May 25th, 2018. While the GDPR is a European law, we clarified and applied our privacy policy to everyone, independent of location. Our updated privacy policy is more specific with regard to the information we collect, how we use the information, how we share…
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