Visual Studio Project Builder - Change History

Visual Studio Project Builder Change History

Visual Studio Project Builder Change History

Version 2.00, 10 June 2024
Version 2.00 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.99, 20 March 2024
Version 1.99 includes the following functionality:

  • Minor bug fixes and continued improvement of secure data handling.

Version 1.98, 09 March 2024
Version 1.98 includes the following functionality:

  • Minor bug fixes and continued improvement of secure data handling.

Version 1.97, 08 February 2024
Version 1.97 includes the following functionality:

  • Changes to security attributes/descriptors placed on files and pipes etc. We no longer use default settings (Everyone all access), but restrict access to Admin/System/Interactive Users and Deny Guest.
  • Improvements to security issues in various places in the codebase.
  • Improved handling of low memory conditions in string handling.

Version 1.96, 01 February 2024
Version 1.96 includes the following functionality:

  • Software improvements due to static analysis with VisualLint and Gimpel PC-Lint.
  • Bug fix for potential crash if NULL passed to Software Verify internal heap allocator.

Version 1.95, 12 December 2023
Version 1.95 includes the following functionality:

  • Faster loading of Visual Studio Project Builder files.
  • Faster closing of Visual Studio Project Builder files.
  • Faster sorting of projects for optimized build order.
  • All of these optimizations were made by analysing memory usage with Memory Validator and improving algorithms to reduce object copying - in our test suite 95 million objects down to 11 million objects.

Version 1.94, 11 December 2023
Version 1.94 includes the following functionality:

  • Faster loading of Visual Studio Project Builder files.
  • Graphics update for 4K screens.

Version 1.93, 04 December 2023
Version 1.93 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for a crash after Stop Build.
  • Bug fix for drawing tree controls on 4K displays. The release a couple of weeks ago worked for some DPI levels, but failed for higher levels. Now working correctly.

Version 1.92, 26 November 2023
Version 1.92 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of options to touch source files and header files.
  • All threading synchronization primitives moved to the svlSupport.dll library, rather than included in each library. This has had the useful side effect of improving callstacks.

Version 1.91, 24 November 2023
Version 1.91 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of /buildProject path-to-project.vcxproj (other project types are available).
  • Addition of command line help. Accessed via /help.
  • Updated help file.

Version 1.90, 21 November 2023
Version 1.90 includes the following functionality:

  • UX improvement - tree expand/collapse buttons are now easier to use because they are better sized on high DPI screens.

Version 1.89, 07 November 2023
Version 1.89 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.88, 19 October 2023
Version 1.88 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.87, 09 October 2023
Version 1.87 includes the following functionality:

  • UX update - display current project / solution name in title bar.

Version 1.86, 06 October 2023
Version 1.86 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for Visual Studio Paths settings, Reset All and Reset buttons now recalculate the Visual Studio paths, allowing for changes in which Visual Studio have been installed since VSPB was installed.

Version 1.85, 27 September 2023
Version 1.85 includes the following functionality:

  • Update to handle DLL function importing by API Set rather than DLL name.

Version 1.84, 31 August 2023
Version 1.84 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.83, 25 August 2023
Version 1.83 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for help file downloading.

Version 1.82, 16 August 2023
Version 1.82 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.81, 10 August 2023
Version 1.81 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of /buildSolution path-to-solution.sln command line argument. This will load the Visual Studio solution, build all configurations of all projects, then exit. The feature that everyone wants in msbuild but which isn't there.

Version 1.80, 27 July 2023
Version 1.80 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated svlUXTheme.

Version 1.79, 10 July 2023
Version 1.79 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.78, 31 May 2023
Version 1.78 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.77, 21 May 2023
Version 1.77 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.76, 11 May 2023
Version 1.76 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.75, 25 April 2023
Version 1.75 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Bug fixes and additional safety measures added to SVL Admin Service.

Version 1.74, 04 April 2023
Version 1.74 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.73, 09 March 2023
Version 1.73 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.72, 07 February 2023
Version 1.72 includes the following functionality:

  • Update to detect Windows 11 operating system.
  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.71, 12 January 2023
Version 1.71 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of command line argument to control using speech for build notifications. /sendBuildNotificationBySpeech:On|Off

Version 1.70, 11 January 2023
Version 1.70 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.69, 13 December 2022
Version 1.69 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.68, 28 November 2022
Version 1.68 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Updated UX Theme.

Version 1.67, 08 November 2022
Version 1.67 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated Help menu.
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.
  • Updated documentation.

Version 1.66, 22 October 2022
Version 1.66 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated Help menu.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Version 1.65, 06 October 2022
Version 1.65 includes the following functionality:

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes.

Version 1.64, 13 September 2022
Version 1.64 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of Software Updates functionality and menu.

Version 1.63, 20 June 2022
Version 1.63 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for missing installer dependency on vanilla machines with no installs.

Version 1.62, 06 June 2022
Version 1.62 includes the following functionality:

  • Updated installer to only ask about closing Visual Studio after the choice for installing Visual Studio menus has been made.

Version 1.61, 01 June 2022
Version 1.61 includes the following functionality:

  • Various static analysis bug fixes.

Version 1.60, 26 April 2022
Version 1.60 includes the following functionality:

  • Static analysis bug fixes.
  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Bug fixes for incorrect test with FindFirstFile().

Version 1.59, 07 April 2022
Version 1.59 includes the following functionality:

  • Improved registry access handling.

Version 1.58, 15 March 2022
Version 1.58 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.57, 07 February 2022
Version 1.57 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.56, 25 January 2022
Version 1.56 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.55, 11 January 2022
Version 1.55 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of Add Project... to the Projects menu, allowing you to add just one project, rather than all projects from a solution.
  • Reorganised Projects menu to group the build/rebuild/clean options better.
  • Updated help.

Version 1.54, 10 January 2022
Version 1.54 includes the following functionality:

  • Added settings to control how clean is performed. Standard clean using Visual Studio, or customizable clean using Visual Studio Project Cleaner.
  • Internal update to disable Visual Studio Express on Software Verify development machines.

Version 1.53, 05 January 2022
Version 1.53 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.52, 29 December 2021
Version 1.52 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release: installer update.

Version 1.51, 23 December 2021
Version 1.51 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release: Software Verify UX Theme moved into it's own library.

Version 1.50, 07 December 2021
Version 1.50 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.49, 18 October 2021
Version 1.49 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.
  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Modified installer shortcut criteria.

Version 1.48, 08 October 2021
Version 1.48 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of Contact customer support to Help menu, and various other related contact improvements.

Version 1.47, 29 September 2021
Version 1.47 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.46, 12 August 2021
Version 1.46 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes including DLL inspection bug fix for potential crash.

Version 1.45, 02 August 2021
Version 1.45 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Minor bug fixes and updates.

Version 1.44, 06 July 2021
Version 1.44 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for registry reading bug. Only affects installs on machines that don't already have an install.

Version 1.43, 03 July 2021
Version 1.43 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Various bug fixes and misc new functionality.

Version 1.42, 11 June 2021
Version 1.42 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes. Maintenance release.

Version 1.41, 19 May 2021
Version 1.41 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.40, 16 April 2021
Version 1.40 includes the following functionality:

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance improvements.

Version 1.39, 31 March 2021
Version 1.39 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for crash using Vector class.

Version 1.38, 17 March 2021
Version 1.38 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for finding Program Files directory for non English language countries.
  • Misc performance improvements.

Version 1.37, 10 March 2021
Version 1.37 includes the following functionality:

  • Compiled HTML Help (CHM) and PDF help files are now downloaded outside of the setup executable. This is an attempt to stop anti-virus detectors mistaking the setup file for virus/malware because the CHM has triggered a FALSE positive virus detection.
  • New Help menu options for PDF Help, Documentation, Readme and version history.

Version 1.36, 01 March 2021
Version 1.36 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes.
  • Column highlighting is now handled by the UX Theme. Classic, modern and high contrast themes get different column highlighting.
  • Settings dialog now has Reset All and Reset buttons, allowing finer grained control over what gets reset than previously.

Version 1.35, 29 January 2021
Version 1.35 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.34, 05 January 2021
Version 1.34 includes the following functionality:

  • UX improvements.

Version 1.33, 26 November 2020
Version 1.33 includes the following functionality:

  • New Software Verify UX Theme. Easier to use. Calmer to look at. New icons.
  • Updated documentation.

Version 1.32, 09 November 2020
Version 1.32 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.31, 26 October 2020
Version 1.31 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.30, 24 October 2020
Version 1.30 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.29, 08 October 2020
Version 1.29 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc improvements.

Version 1.28, 02 October 2020
Version 1.28 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix to for incorrect data insertion into an array.

Version 1.27, 24 September 2020
Version 1.27 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc performance improvements.

Version 1.26, 18 September 2020
Version 1.26 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.25, 18 August 2020
Version 1.25 includes the following functionality:

  • Added warnings for the use case when the user has forgotten this machine doesn't have the versions of Visual Studio on it that they think it does.

Version 1.24, 14 August 2020
Version 1.24 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for grid rendering. Fixes a rare crash.
  • Minor UX improvements.

Version 1.23, 25 June 2020
Version 1.23 includes the following functionality:

  • New SVL UX Theme.
  • Updated help to reflect the new SVL UX Theme.

Version 1.22, 14 May 2020
Version 1.22 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for memory leak in Microsoft's CPngImage class. Replaced class with our implementation. We found this leak with C++ Memory Validator.

Version 1.21, 05 May 2020
Version 1.21 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.20, 20 April 2020
Version 1.20 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.19, 20 March 2020
Version 1.19 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc static analysis bug fixes.

Version 1.18, 15 March 2020
Version 1.18 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.17, 02 March 2020
Version 1.17 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.16, 26 February 2020
Version 1.16 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes.

Version 1.15, 07 February 2020
Version 1.15 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release.

Version 1.14, 30 January 2020
Version 1.14 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc bug fixes and UX improvements.

Version 1.13, 20 January 2020
Version 1.13 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes, etc.

Version 1.12, 02 January 2020
Version 1.12 includes the following functionality:

  • Maintenance release. Misc bug fixes and UI/UX tweaks.

Version 1.11, 03 December 2019
Version 1.11 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for multi-threading. Ensuring threads are notified to end when they should be.

Version 1.10, 20 August 2019
Version 1.10 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for help file locating.

Version 1.09, 05 August 2019
Version 1.09 includes the following functionality:

  • New build functionality: Support for building, rebuilding and cleaning only projects that have errors or warnings.
  • Bug fix for Reload All Projects.

Version 1.08
Version 1.08 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for Visual Studio discovery.

Version 1.07
Version 1.07 includes the following functionality:

  • Added support for Visual Studio 2019

Version 1.06
Version 1.06 includes the following functionality:

  • Misc. bug fixes.

Version 1.05
Version 1.05 includes the following functionality:

  • Changed installer to not require administrator rights.

Version 1.04
Version 1.04 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix for GDI handle leaks caught with the new SelectObject detector in C++ Memory Validator V7.38

Version 1.03
Version 1.03 includes the following functionality:

  • Addition of menus to Visual Studio for 2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2010.
  • Bug fixes from static analysis.

Version 1.02
Version 1.02 includes the following functionality:

  • Bug fix when installing on Windows XP/ Windows XP x64.

Version 1.01
Version 1.01 includes the following functionality:

  • Tool settings are now stored in the HKCU\Software\SoftwareVerify hierarchy (moved from SoftwareVerification). This is a recommended download.

Version 1.00
Version 1.00 includes the following functionality:

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