ALM Team posts

New async Code Compare package for VS 2015-2019

When starting to work on this release of Code Compare, we set a goal to improve integration with the latest versions of Visual Studio by fully moving to asynchronous loading of our package. Due to this, now Code Compare is 35 percent more compact and loads faster not only in Visual Studio 2019 but also in Visual Studio 2017 and 2015, but we had to discontinue support for older versions of Visual Studio 2010-2013, which had been already outdated and their support slows down Code Compare development.

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How to perform code review in Visual Studio 2019

Summary: This article will demonstrate how code review workflow in Visual Studio 2019 can be more efficient with Review Assistant. We will introduce you to some great capabilities of our code review tool. (more…)

New Activation System with support for Customer Portal

When working on the new version of Code Compare, we mainly focused on implementing an effective licensing system and making paid license management more convenient.
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How to compare and merge source code in Visual Studio 2019

Summary: In this article, you will learn how to easily compare and merge source code using Code Compare in Visual Studio 2019.  In this post, we will provide examples demonstrating the basic capabilities of Code Compare and tasks it helps you effectively solve.

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Review Assistant and Code Compare now support Visual Studio 2019

When preparing the release of updated Review Assistant and Code Compare versions, our main objective was to support new Visual Studio 2019.

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Help Santa and Get Rewarded!

We are excited to inform all our user that the traditional winter season of discounts and gifts from Devart has just begun! (more…)

New Code Compare v5.0 with Greatly Improved Structural Comparison for C# 6.0/7.0 and VB

When we started working on the release of Code Compare, v5.0, we set ourselves the task of improving structural comparison for the latest versions of the C# and VB languages in Visual Studio 2017. As for earlier versions of  Visual Studio (2010-2015), the structural comparison will work as well, but the support is provided only for the language versions supported by a given version of Visual Studio. (more…)

Review Assistant Migration Issues

Starting from version 3.5, Review Assistant uses Microsoft’s SQL Server as an engine for its back-end database. The previous versions of Review Assistant have been using SQLitefor this purpose. This article describes the problems you may encounter when migrating from SQLite to SQL Server and how to solve them.

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Evaluating Developer’s Performance in Code Review Process

Summary: This article describes how to estimate the coverage with code review of code written by individual developers.

The article builds upon Estimating Coverage of Project’s Source Code with Code Review. As from version 2.6, Review Assistant, Devart’s code review tool, provides the new Code Coverage report.

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Estimating Coverage of Project’s Source Code with Code Review

Summary: This article describes how to estimate the project’s source code coverage with code review. The article also gives an outline of how to make the most from Review Assistant’s Code Coverage report.

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