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Improvements to Accuracy and Performance of Linux IntelliSense

This blog post was written by Paul Maybee, a Principal Software Engineer on the C++ Cross-Platform Team.  Accurate C++ IntelliSense requires access to the C++ headers that are referenced by C++ source files. For Linux scenarios the headers referenced by a Linux MSBuild or CMake project are copied to Windows by Visual Studio from the Linux ...

C++ Inliner Improvements: The Zipliner

Visual Studio 2019 versions 16.3 and 16.4 include improvements to the C++ inliner. Among these is the ability to inline some routines after they have been optimized, referred to as the “Zipliner.” Depending on your application, you may see some minor code quality improvements and/or major build-time (compiler throughput) improvements.  ...

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