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Visual Studio Code 1.62 brings workbench enhancements

October 2021 release of the popular open source code editor features a raft of usability improvements, while work continues on process sandboxing.

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Microsoft previews Visual Studio Code for the Web

Browser-based code editor does have limitations, company warns, but the coding experience is nearly identical to the desktop for web languages.

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Visual Studio Code adds split editor capability

New ‘Split in Group’ command allows Visual Studio Code users to work in two editors side by side, vertically or horizontally, on the same file.

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Visual Studio Code editor moves forward on language detection

Microsoft editor also supports native bracket pair colorization and TypeScript 4.4.

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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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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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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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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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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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Visual Studio Code adds Workplace Trust for code editing safety

Latest version of Microsoft’s editor also focuses on debugging capabilities

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Microsoft equips Visual Studio Code with extension for Project Tye microservices

The experimental tool helps with viewing, running, and debugging apps from within the editor.

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Power Platform becomes the new Visual Basic

Low-code tools enter the application development life cycle as Power Platform’s fusion bridges enterprise development models.

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Build a Java application in Visual Studio Code

VS Code combines impressive Java support with first-class support for JavaScript and other stacks, making a compelling alternative to traditional IDEs. Let’s try it with Spring and Svelte.

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Visual Studio Code 1.56 improves hover feedback, debugging

April 2021 release of Microsoft’s open source code editor also improves Docker support for remote development scenarios.

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Visual Studio Code 1.55 brings improvements to breakpoints

March 2021 update to Microsoft’s open source code editor features an inline menu for editing conditions and hit counts for function breakpoints, giving users more control.

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Eclipse hosts Visual Studio Code extensions marketplace

Eclipse Open VSX will serve as a public, open source, vendor-neutral registry of VS Code extensions that can be used with Eclipse Theia and other IDEs.

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