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Microsoft offers Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2022 IDE

Extensions are readied for many tasks, including HTML copying, help access, error message viewing, and others.

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Use the Visual Studio Code editor in your own projects

Microsoft’s Monaco JavaScript library powers its own editors. Now you can build it into your own code.

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Build verified code with F*

Microsoft Research’s new language makes code safer and more secure.

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JetBrains’ Go language IDE prepares for generics

Upcoming version of GoLand to accommodate highly anticipated language feature.

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Visual Studio Code previews ML-based language detection

Visual Studio Code 1.59, aka the July 2021 edition, also features a preview of a debug Disassembly view.

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Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3 shines on JavaScript, TypeScript, Git

Multi-repo capabilities also highlighted in planned upgrade to Microsoft’s flagship IDE.

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What is low-code development? Faster app creation

A good low-code development platform can help developers build apps faster at lower cost. A no-code platform allows non-programmers to contribute to development.

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JetBrains Java IDE adds project analysis, build system improvements

JetBrains IntelliJ IDEA 2021.2 checks Java code changes for errors before compilation and eases management of Maven and Gradle dependencies with Package Search plug-in.

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Developers love Rust and Svelte, dread AngularJS, Stack Overflow survey says

2021 survey by the developer Q&A site also found that developers earn more for Clojure, DynamoDB, AWS, and Ruby on Rails.

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6 stellar libraries for profiling Python code

Get deep insight into where your Python app is slow with these profiling utilities.

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How to run R in Visual Studio Code

If you’re an R programmer hoping to try GitHub Copilot, you’ll need to use Microsoft’s Visual Code Studio. Here’s how to set up and use VS Code for R.

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Get your Visual Studio extensions ready for 64-bit

Microsoft is finally releasing a 64-bit version of Visual Studio, but you have to rebuild your VSIX extensions for the new IDE.

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Visual Studio Code 1.58 improves debugging, Jupyter Notebook support

With the June 2021 release of VS Code, Microsoft also unveiled plans for improving the editor’s Java support in coming months.

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Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 arrives

Planned 64-bit version of popular IDE hones in on code changes, debugging.

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Developers react to GitHub Copilot

The Microsoft subsidiary has been working with OpenAI to build an AI tool that helps developers write code by making automated suggestions. Here’s what the early users make of it.

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Get started with CodeSandbox

A brief tour of the easy-to-use, shareable, online integrated development environment catching on with JavaScript and Node.js developers.

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AI gives software development tools a boost

GitHub Copilot, DeepDev, IntelliCode, and other code-focused applications of machine learning can help us deliver better code, faster.

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GitHub unveils AI coding assistant for Visual Studio Code

GitHub Copilot is an OpenAI-powered Visual Studio Code extension that can suggest lines of code or entire functions as you type.

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Accessibility improvements coming to Visual Studio

Microsoft is looking to improve the accessibility of its flagship IDE with features such as audio cues, whitespace rendering controls, and a focus mode for eliminating notifications and other distractions.

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Rust tutorial: Get started with the Rust language

How to get your feet wet using Rust’s tool chain, creating projects, working with third-party code, and managing libraries.

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