Using Copilot Chat with C++ in Visual Studio: Generate code, fix functions, and more..

Sinem Akinci

GitHub Copilot Chat is now available in Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code for users with an active subscription. Copilot Chat is an AI pair-programmer that allows you to speak in natural language through the chat interface to accomplish programming tasks such as understanding sections of code, generating test cases, and generating code. We have just published a blog post that focuses on tips for using Copilot Chat functionality in Visual Studio with your C++ code.  

You can read more details as we walk through an example C++ repo here in our C++ team blog post. 

Download GitHub Copilot Chat

To learn more about accessing GitHub Copilot Chat in Visual Studio, please view these instructions. You will need a subscription to GitHub Copilot for Individuals or GitHub Copilot for Business. 

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Stay tuned as we will delve into other C++-related topics with Copilot Chat and let us know what else you’d like to see added to Copilot Chat regarding your C++ workflows in the comments! 

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