August Update: Visual Studio Code 0.7.0 Adds Language Enhancements
Sean McBreen of the Visual Studio team blogs about a recent update to Visual Studio Code, dubbed version 0.7.0, that includes a few language improvements and enhancements to debugging and project automation, and a number of documentation improvements.
McBreen said that documentation changes have been significant, with nearly all of it being updated. It has also been simplified and compartmentalized into four areas: Overview, Editor, Languages, and Runtimes.
As well as the documentation changes come numerous language improvements and enhancements:
- Editor Settings, Configuration -- Listed customization options in a settings.json file, and fine-tuned keybinding documentation.
- Tasks -- Similar to how it supports automatic detection of tasks in Gulp and Jake tast runners, it now supports same in a gruntfile.
- Markdown -- Documentation now fully addresses how VS Code works with Markdown files, including using built-in snippets, previewing custom CSS, making live updates, and using tasks to compile HTML.
The full list of documentation enhancements are outlined here.
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