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Defer installation of the Fall Creators Update to avoid crashes in Visual Studio

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (FCU) 1709 contains a bug that causes CreateWindow() and CreateWindowEx() to fail unpredictably. The bug prevents Visual Assist from rendering all components of its UI, and eventually causes Visual Studio to crash. Microsoft has acknowledged the CreateWindow() bug and is investigating its cause, but the bug will not be fixed—at the earliest—until the…
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Visual Assist build 2237 is available

Visual Assist build 2237 fixes one bug applicable only to users with Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). The fix prevents a hang of Visual Studio that might occur when smart suggestions appear for UPARAM(). If you develop with UE4, download the installer for build 2237. If you…
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Visual Assist build 2235 is available

Two recent, significant additions to Visual Assist—Source Links and Code Inspection—continue to mature in build 2235. The build also provides a valuable set of enhancements and fixes for established features of Visual Assist. Source Links now opens hyperlinks found in comment blocks using one’s external, default browser. And although Microsoft finally introduced the functionality in…
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Visual Assist build 2231 is available

Build 2231 provides several small but noteworthy improvements for all users of Visual Assist, and one extraordinary improvement for developers who use also Unreal Engine 4 (UE4). Visual Assist typically parses all files in a solution, and the system headers it includes, the…
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Visual Assist build 2223 is available

This post is a 2-for-1 build announcement: 2219 and 2223. Build 2219 made some nice improvements to Visual Assist but a day after release of the build, several bugs were discovered in it. Build 2223 is the bug-fix build. This announcement for build 2223 includes the…
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Visual Assist build 2217 is available

Build 2217 follows an earlier hiatus in builds and puts us back on track to issue six or seven builds this year. Whereas we started the year introducing a big feature, Code Inspection,  build 2217 is primarily a bug-fix build. Many of the fixes, as you can imagine, relate to Code Inspection. Aside from fixes, build 2217 improves the Open File in Solution (OFIS) dialog such that loading of…
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Visual Assist build 2212 is available

Visual Assist build 2212 follows build 2210 with an important fix for Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) developers—separation of UE4 and UE3 support. Code Inspection, a new feature in Visual Assist, was introduced in build 2210. If you did not get a chance to download 2210, you…
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Visual Assist build 2210 is available

After a long hiatus between builds, the first of year 2017 is now available. Visual Assist build 2210 include two big improvements: support for Visual Studio 2017 and Code Inspection. Visual Assist build 2210 supports the release version of Visual Studio 2017. If you…
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Visit Us at GDC 2017 in San Francisco

The Tomato will exhibit at the Game Developer Conference next week, March 1-3, in San Francisco. If you will attend the show, be sure to stop by booth 2438 and say hello. Get a peek at new and forthcoming features in Visual Assist, share with us your wish list, and introduce Visual Assist to your coworkers. We will have swag on hand. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click…
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