C++ Core Checks in Visual Studio 2017 15.7 Preview 2

This post was written by Sergiy Oryekhov. The C++ Core Guidelines Check extension received several new rules in Visual Studio 2017 15.7 Preview 2. The primary focus in this iteration was on the checks that would make it easier to adopt utilities from the Guidelines Support Library. Below is a quick summary of these additions…. Read more

C++ Code Analysis Improvements for Visual Studio 2017 15.7 Preview 1

点这里看中文版 We’re making it easier to configure and use the C++ code analysis features with a set of changes targeting 15.7. In the first 15.7 preview we’ve cleaned up the UI, fixed our documentation links and, most importantly, simplified the way analysis extensions are configured.  If you’re not familiar with C++ Core Check, it’s a… Read more

Arithmetic overflow checks in C++ Core Check

点这里看中文版 We’ve improved the C++ Code Analysis toolset with every major compiler update in Visual Studio 2017. Version 15.6, now in Preview, includes a set of arithmetic overflow checks. This article discusses those checks and why you’ll want to enable them in your code. If you’re just getting started with C++ Code Analysis in Visual… Read more

C++ Core Check in Visual Studio 2017 15.6 Preview 2

点这里看中文版 This post was written by Sergiy Oryekhov. Note that some of the links to docs.microsoft.com do not yet resolve. Not all of the official documentation has yet been written for this topic. Visual Studio 2017 15.6 Preview 2 includes a set of updates to the C++ Core Guidelines Check extension. We added more checks… Read more

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

点这里看中文版 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…. Read more

C++ Core Check improvements in Visual Studio 2017 15.5

点这里看中文版 This post was written by Sergiy Oryekhov. In Visual Studio 2017 version 15.5 Preview 4 we have refreshed our C++ Core Guidelines Check extension for native code static analysis tools. Most of the work since 15.3 has been focused on new rules that will help developers starting new projects write safer C++ and those… Read more

How to use the C++ Core Guidelines Checker outside of Visual Studio

This post written by Sergiy Oryekhov and Andrew Pardoe The latest C++ Core Guidelines Checker is deployed as a part of the Native Code Analysis tools in Visual Studio 2017 15.3. These tools are designed for use in Visual Studio, which provides a rule set editor for filtering warnings. But what if you want to… Read more

Managing warnings in the C++ Core Guidelines Checker

This post written by Sergiy Oryekhov and Andrew Pardoe With several new rules added to the Core Guidelines Checker in Visual Studio 2017 15.3, the amount of warnings produced for pre-existing code may greatly increase. The C++ Core Guidelines include a lot of recommendations that cover all kinds of situations in C+ code. We know… Read more

C++ Core Guidelines Checker in Visual Studio 2017

This post written by Sergiy Oryekhov and Andrew Pardoe The C++ Core Guidelines can help improve your code and decrease your cost of maintenance by offering a wide range of recommendations: encouraging use of the standard library, avoiding use of unsafe practices whenever possible, maintaining a consistent style, and helping you to enforce reasonable design… Read more

C++ Code Analysis improvements in Visual Studio 2017 RTM

This blog post was written by Sunny Chatterjee and Andrew Pardoe Visual Studio 2017 RTM  release includes the C++ Core Guidelines Checkers as part of Code Analysis tools for C/C++. We have gotten a ton of useful feedback on the early previews of these checks through our external customers. Thank you for engaging with us… Read more