VC++ Performance Improvements in VS 2008

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the performance improvements in Visual Studio 2008. In response to that, several of you asked me for more information on how these types of enhancements had been incorporated into Visual C++. Though the performance improvements blog highlighted work the Visual C++ team had done around file-level parallel […]

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the performance improvements in Visual Studio 2008.

In response to that, several of you asked me for more information on how these types of enhancements had been incorporated into Visual C++.

Though the performance improvements blog highlighted work the Visual C++ team had done around file-level parallel builds and incremental builds for mixed native-managed projects, there are other things in for VC++ in VS 2008 that I thought would be worth mentioning. So, here we go:

· Editor responsiveness – Updating IntelliSense, displaying the QuickInfo tooltip and processing AutoComplete requests won’t degrade editor experience.

· Goto Definition improvements – Significant reduction in the time required to “Goto Definition