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HOWTO easily use NASM into windows C/C++ applications

After installed NASM and configured our VisualStudio to use it, we are now able to use it in our C/C++ projects. Assembler usually has a huge advantage in terms of performance at the cost of rigid code usage. You cannot use it in both 32-bits and 64-bits versions of the same C/C++ code.  Each version shall fulfill several different ‘environmental’ requirements that cannot be ignored … Continue reading HOWTO easily use NASM into windows C/C++ applications »

HOWTO integrate NASM with VS2019

Occasionally I use assembler to squeeze processing power from my programs. A cheap solution was C inline assembler sections, but VS2019 doesn’t support them into a 64-bits program.  Other compilers use other more or less complex solutions (IBM assembler, …). This forced me to consider to have & link .asm files in my projects.  I can split them with 32 and 64 bits code and … Continue reading HOWTO integrate NASM with VS2019 »

Visual Studio 2017 remote debugger

Suppose to have a problem in your program occurring only a specific PC. You can study it by: installing a copy of your VS2017 on that PC. copy VS2017 Remote Debugger console Naturally the second way is simpler and more efficient, since you have to copy a folder. You can find it, in the following path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional\Common7\IDE\Remote Debugger or (into 32 … Continue reading Visual Studio 2017 remote debugger »

HOWTO Take your Visual Studio browsing files under control

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that one of the encrypted disks was going out of free space. After some investigations, I found many folders containing huge VS2017 temp files: <your solution folder>\.vs\<your solution name>\v15\ipch\AutoPCH I fixed the problem by deleting them all. The walkaround I also found that this is a WAD (work as designed), but it can be a walkaround by updating … Continue reading HOWTO Take your Visual Studio browsing files under control »