tl;dr All you need to do is update your Visual Studio plugin and you will have access to an unlimited ChatGPT-like experience, except integrated with your IDE and with codebase awareness.
Talk with your IDE
Chat is a powerful building block for AI assistance tools that can be leveraged to explain code, generate docstrings and unit tests, translate between languages, refactor functions, and much more. Today, tens of thousands of developers are sending hundreds of thousands of chat messages to Codeium Chat a day, so now our job is to expand this foundational modality to all of our users across all IDEs.
Bringing Chat to Visual Studio
Visual Studio is one of the most popular IDEs, especially within enterprise customers, who get even more value from the context awareness of Codeium Chat. However, unlike the similarity in name, Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code do not share all of the same APIs, so it took us a little longer to bring Codeium Chat to Visual Studio. Now, users can get the benefits of both Autocomplete and Chat on Visual Studio:
What You Get With Codeium Chat in Visual Studio
Check out our chat page for a preview of the different things that you can do with Chat, now available in Visual Studio (min Codeium plugin version of 1.4.11). Chat helps developers when they are exploring tasks that are chunkier or more vague, which nicely complements Autocomplete, which helps to accelerate typing out code that the developer knows they want.
If you are a developer who actively uses Visual Studio, we recommend getting (or upgrading) the plugin today: