Sorry for the long post, but I have a lot of questions.
I just finished following a C++ tutorial series, 2019 Ultimate Unreal C++ Guide - Episode 1 - YouTube, and he said he was using something called Visual Assist. I looked it up and found two results. One of them, Visual Assist - a Visual Studio extension by Whole Tomato Software, is really expensive, but the other one, Visual Assist - Visual Studio Marketplace, looks free. I noticed he was getting code suggestions faster than me, and I was wondering if this was something I should get. Are the two the same or different?
Also, there is a option in the Visual Studio installer to have a “Game development with C++” thing installed. Is this necessary, and/or would it help with making a game? Is there anything else that is good for working with C++ in Unreal?
Also I’m new to C++ but have experince with C# so I as wondering about
::. I think that
:: is used for accessing static values, and
-> is for accessing instance values, but what about
Also, why does Unreal name all your classes
A[Your Class Name], and why do you have to use a pointer for things like
Thanks in advance for helping me with beginner questions.