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What Is Visual Studio For Unreal Engine, And Why Does It Matter?

In this article, we will look at what Unreal Engine is, how to set up Visual Studio for Unreal Engine, and how to get started with Visual Studio Unreal Engine. You will also learn the main benefits of using Visual Studio to develop Unreal projects. What are the benefits of using Visual Studio for software development? Visual Studio is an integrated software development environment that allows you…
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The Most Innovative Things Happening With Visual Studio Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is designed to integrate with Visual Studio smoothly. When linked, it enables developers to make code changes in projects quickly and easily. Visual Studio Unreal Engine also helps improve efficiency and overall performance. Although the Visual Studio is the most extensible IDE on the planet, it cannot cater to all the development needs. Game development is one such instance…
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10 Undeniable Reasons to Love C++ Extensions

Visual Studio is by far one of the most advanced IDEs in the world. Being one of the oldest IDEs, it is still the most popular in the C++ community. In fact, a JetBrains survey [1] found that 27 percent of C++ developers prefer Visual Studio over any other IDE–the highest…
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Recap: Improving your game development experience (with VAX lead dev)

Whole Tomato recently held a webinar for Visual Assist, and it’s about game development! If you’re thinking of doing this as a hobby or as a potential career path, this may serve as a great introduction. In the presentation, VAX lead developer, Chris Gardner, takes you through the steps of coding a modified powerup into a shooter game using Visual Studio and the Unreal…
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How to Set Up Visual Assist

Visual Assist is a coding productivity tool for C++ and C# developers. It extends Visual Studio to make the programming experience better by providing tools for understanding code, checking code, and writing code. Some of its benefits include fast navigation, code inspection…
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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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