MSR and Visual Studio: Image Watch, Smart Programming Assistant

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In this combined session, you will learn about two Visual Studio add-ins created by computer scientists in Microsoft Research. Image Watch is a new debugging tool for C++ image processing developers. It visualizes in-memory bitmaps directly in the Visual Studio IDE as you step through your code in the debugger. Image Watch is available now for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 Preview. Smart Programming Assistant is a vision for future programming. It finds tricky bugs at design time and it provides fixes for them. It enhances refactoring, code review, and it finds regressions in your code in real time. Come learn about advances in the here and now and what will come tomorrow.

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      Sweet.  Thank you!

    • User profile image

      This is very useful feature! I wish this feature was there in VS 4 years ago when I had to come up with various techniques to compare images for debugging and testing the modified images. I had to write many programs to do the image debugging than the actual image processing using Intel image processing primitives.

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