MASIS Tools and Accounts

We use the following tools and accounts at the MASIS Programming Class.
You'll need to open each of these accounts and install the tools if you want to try and test the examples discussed in the class.


  • Microsoft Account will be needed to register your free Visual Studio Community copy.
  • GitHub Account will be needed to participate in projects on GitHub.

Environment and Tools

  • Visual Studio Community will be used as a mature IDE with an integrated profiler.
  • GitHub Desktop will be used for working with and contributing to GitHub projects.
  • Cppcheck will be used as a static analysis tool for our GitHub projects.
  • Cppcheck Visual Studio Plugin will be used for the convenience of running Cppcheck right from Visual Studio.
  • Python will be used for the testing framework of our GitHub projects.