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Next steps for Clang Power Tools

Horatiu PricaHoratiu February 3, 2021

We are happy to announce that Clang Power Tools is now entirely free for everyone while keeping it open-source on GitHub.

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Generate a JSON Compilation Database inside Visual Studio

Ionut EnacheIonut January 12, 2021

Many developers want to use the Clang compiler on their Visual Studio C++ projects using a JSON Compilation Database. Here is a simple way to generate this file inside Visual Studio with Clang Power Tools.

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Getting started with Clang-Format Detector

Horatiu PricaHoratiu October 30, 2020

Clang-Format Style Detector automatically finds the best format style for your projects.

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Automatically detect your .clang-tidy file

Ionut EnacheIonut July 13, 2020

Jump on those C++ projects which have a .clang-tidy file without worrying about the configuration process. Clang Power Tools is already configured out of the box.

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Ignore files at Clang Compile time

Ionut EnacheIonut May 19, 2020

Skip all the files that are not ready for the Clang Compile process. Keep your focus just on the files that matter to you and increase your productivity.

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Setting up LLVM

Horatiu PricaHoratiu April 28, 2020

Use the built-in LLVM version manager to install and download multiple versions side-by-side directly from Clang Power Tools.

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Get started with Clang Power Tools

Ionut EnacheIonut April 9, 2020

Clang Power Tools encapsulates in a small package all the Clang LLVM features you need to modernize and improve your code. More than that, Clang Power Tools comes as a Visual Studio Extension, so it’s easy to install and even more comfortable to use directly from the IDE due to the great integration with the development environment.

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Getting started with Clang-Format Style Options

Horatiu PricaHoratiu March 19, 2020

Getting started with Clang-Format Style Options can be a real uphill battle at times due to the multitude of options and the slow process of discovering the best style for you and your team. This is why Clang Power Tools now has a built-in editor for quickly finding the code style that best fits you.

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The future of Clang Power Tools

Victor CiuraVictor July 5, 2019

We are getting closer to celebrating the 2 years anniversary of Clang Power Tools (CPT) and boy what a ride it has been. What initially started as an internal project inside our team, has grown to be a mature Visual Studio extension with more than 160K installs and a vibrant community on GitHub.