C++ Static Analysis Improvements for Visual Studio 2017 15.6 Preview 2

App Center Team

We’ve made a few changes to the C++ static analysis feature that should make it faster and easier to use. The behavior has changed slightly, and the menus have been moved around a bit, but we think that the new experience is faster and more consistent. Let’s take a quick look at the changes.

Single File Analysis

Developers tend to focus on a few files at a time when working on code. To make it easier to get analysis results for the files you’re editing, you can now run code analysis on a single file. This lets you get code analysis warnings without having to rebuild the entire project. We think this will be especially useful when fixing analysis warnings because it makes it convenient to check and recheck a file. After analysis runs, all analysis warnings for the file will appear in the error list.

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