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Visual Assist 2024.4 release post - ARM Support

It’s our pleasure to announce a new Visual Assist release, headed by a major addition—supporting ARM! We hope you find this release useful. Visit our website to download the release. ARM support Big news for Visual Assist’s device support! Windows ARM is now supported starting this release, Visual Assist 2024.4. Visual Assist is now available as a fully ARM-native plugin, fully supported in…
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Visual Assist 2024.3 release post

Another Visual Assist update?! VA 2024.3 is headlined by a dramatic improvement to the performance of Find References. This release also features both a fix and an improvement related to Move Implementation. We also have some key features exiting their beta phase (try them…
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Visual Assist 2024.2 release post

It only has been a minute since the last performance-focused release but Visual Assist 2024.2 is here, squeezing even more performance to set it apart from other coding assistants! Continuing the theme of the last version, this release is focused on getting rid of…
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Visual Assist 2024.1 release post

The first release of the year is here with Visual Assist 2024.1. This update is headlined by the overhaul of our parser, which significantly reduces users’ initial startup times for projects. Also in this release: key behavioral fixes for a few or VA’s navigation features, a UI update for the ubiquitous dropdown toolbar, and a plethora of bug fixes and QoL improvements. Download the…
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Tips and TricksWebinar Recap

Summer Codefest: Lambdas go Baa! [Recap]

Webinar overview:  This presentation by product manager, David Millington, talks about the convenient way to define an anonymous function object added in C++11. This topic was chosen because while it’s extremely useful, the data we see is that there tend to be two groups of C++ developers: those who use them extensively, and those who barely use them. When to use lambdas: The main benefits…
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Visual Assist 2023.4 now released

VA 2023.4 is now published and is now available to download!  This release marks a major milestone in Visual Assist’s history as it starts its official support for Unity engine development. Also in this release: start of support for CUDA development for C/C++ and numerous…
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Summer CodeFest: What the Hex? Ports and Adapters Architecture with C++ [Recap]

This session has concluded watch the replay or download the slides below. Common pitfalls when scaling applications When scaling applications, two common pitfalls often arise: spaghetti code and a lack of proper testing. This can occur for various reasons, but one of the most common reasons is the lack of a coding style guide or an overarching design structure. For instance, when starting a…
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