"Microsoft/VS Code did not open source their server implementation. As a result, developers cannot run the most upstream VS Code in a browser and server context, as the source code that is driving Github Codespaces is not open source."
"It is challenging to make native AI applications portable to multiple platforms given the variations in programming languages and deployment environments."
Hundreds of developers expressed amazement at a new preview feature introduced this month by GitHub: the ability to instantly open up Visual Studio Code in a browser in order to edit the source code found in any repository.
After triggering existential angst among developers, the new 'AI pair programmer' has the Free Software Foundation calling for white papers to address legal and philosophical questions.
In the new v3.8 release of the open source Uno Platform, a new grid control revamped with Microsoft code is said to provide a 2x performance boost.
Security firm Red Canary has open sourced a new Visual Studio Code extension that helps security analysts and engineers interact with the MITRE ATT&CK framework with the help of editor features like code completion, hover pop-ups and searching of attack techniques.
C# standardization is now being carried out in an open source GitHub repo that details ongoing work to document the standard for the latest C# language versions.
Confirming many other studies, trackers and surveys, a new open source project tracker lists Microsoft's Visual Studio Code as the top code editor, clocking in at No. 11 on the list of most popular and fastest-growing GitHub projects.
The Eclipse Foundation has taken over the Open VSX Registry, described as a vendor-neutral alternative to Microsoft's Visual Studio Marketplace site that includes thousands of extensions for the company's open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor.
Microsoft is helping Google provide support for foldable devices -- specifically the Surface Duo -- in Flutter apps.
"Using formulas that are already familiar to hundreds of millions of users, Power Fx allows a broad range of people to bring skills they already know to low code solutions."
Microsoft open sourced homegrown tools it used to check its systems for code related to the recent massive breach of supply chains that the company has named Solorigate.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has officially embraced Microsoft's open source Visual Studio Code editor, known for its cross-platform capabilities enhanced by a vast selection of extensions.
In the "IDE" section of the "Visual Studio" section of Microsoft's Developer Community site, the No. 1 feature request -- as measured by community votes -- is "Visual Studio for Linux."
TypeScript popularity surged in GitHub's annual Octoverse report, one of the most comprehensive developer-oriented studies in the industry, focusing on the open source dev space.