Maximize Unreal Engine Development with the Latest Integrations in Visual Studio 2022

Introduction Since our announcement last month, the team has been working hard on building a new round of Unreal Engine integrations. Today, we are happy to show you the next set of features that can level up your game development productivity. In this article, you will learn about how to stream Unreal Logs, see Unreal Header Tool ...

Create C++ Member Function in Visual Studio

We are excited to announce that Create C++ Member Function can now be used to quickly add constructor and equality operator (operator ==) in Visual Studio 17.6 Preview 2. When you have a class with fields, you can add a default constructor, constructor with all fields, equality operator, and equality operator with all fields easily. ...

Importing ST projects into Visual Studio

Last year we introduced the ability to import ST projects in Visual Studio Code. We’re happy to announce the availability of this feature in Visual Studio 2022 17.6 as well. In the world of Arm microcontrollers there are many silicon vendors, one of the largest is STMicroelectronics. ST has a large catalog of available devices with many ...

An alternative to __if_exists in ATL

What are _if_exists and __if_not_exists The __if_exists and __if_not_exists keywords in the Active Template Library (ATL) allow a user to test at compile time whether an identifier exists.  If the identifier exists, the associated statement block is executed.  __if_exists and __if_not_exists can be applied to the names of variables, ...

View files on your Remote Machines using the new Remote File Explorer in Visual Studio

We are excited to announce that we have added a new tool window, the Remote File Explorer, to Visual Studio in version 17.6 Preview 1.  This window provides you with the ability to browse, upload, and download files and folders on your remote machines that you are connected to via the Connection Manager within your Visual Studio instance...

CMake debugger allows you to debug your CMake scripts and more

The VS CMake team has been working in close collaboration with Kitware on developing a debugger for CMake scripts in the Visual Studio IDE (see this open Kitware issue for more details). We will be contributing this work back upstream (targeting the 3.27 release) so that the developer community can have it and work to improve it together, by ...

Visual Studio 2022 version 17.5 for C++ Developers

We are happy to announce that Visual Studio 2022 version 17.5 is now generally available! This post summarizes the new features you can find in this release for C++. See the Visual Studio 17.5 announcement to learn about all of the features in the release. You can download Visual Studio 2022 from the Visual Studio downloads page or upgrade ...