A new "AI pair programmer" represents a breakthrough in the third revolution of software development: the use of AI in coding, says GitHub CEO Nat Friedman.
A new Remote Repositories preview extension lets developers working in Visual Studio Code remotely browse and edit GitHub repos, without having to clone them locally and then open them up in the popular, open source-based code editor.
Visual Studio Code v1.57, the May update, includes a bunch of new features that were previewed earlier, including terminal tabs, Workspace Trust, remote repositories (RemoteHub) and more.
A new single-tenant version of Azure Logic Apps has reached general availability status, expanding the options for Microsoft's integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offering that's built on a containerized runtime.
Microsoft is previewing a new Visual Studio Code extension for working with the open source, experimental Tye project that's used for microservice and distributed application development.
In announcing an update to the PowerShell extension for Visual Studio Code, Microsoft's dev team revealed it helped fix the latest edition of the OmniSharp C# Language Server Protocol in a month-long effort. One of the bugs fixed would have broken the debugger, while the other affected startup reliability.
Azure user reaction pales in comparison to a VS Coders revolt that thwarted a 2017 icon change.
The April 2021 update to Java on Visual Studio Code mainly improves debugging and testing.
Pylance is now the default language server for Python in Visual Studio Code, providing IntelliSense functionality as of the May 2021 release of the Python Extension for VS Code.
The regular monthly update to Visual Studio Code (April 2021, v1.56) has a bunch of preview features that developers can try out, along with the usual raft of new functionality.
Microsoft dev teams for Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) and Visual Studio Code have improved the developer experience in the super-popular, open source-based, cross-platform code editor.
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.
There's nothing about development tools such as Visual Studio and VS Code in the announcement of Microsoft's new five-year accessibility push, although they have long been getting such functionality from the dev teams.
About 57 percent of respondents chose VS Code, followed by Xcode (34 percent), Sublime Text (15 percent), IntelliJ (13 percent), PhpStorm (9 percent) and Nova (5 percent).
Red Hat's contribution to the Java Extension Pack adds type hierarchy and package refactoring when a file is moved.
The wildly popular Python extension for Visual Studio Code is previewing support for Poetry, which eases Python packaging and dependency management.
Viewing data is easier in the April update of Jupyter tooling in Visual Studio Code.
Pointing to COBOL in VS Code, he says the barrier to his learning the 62-year-old language is gone: "We're now cooking with gas!"
Yes, you can use .NET MAUI within VS Code -- if you're handy with a CLI and don't mind extra work and missing features. For the full experience, the Visual Studio IDE is the place to be.
The latest update to Microsoft's open source-based, cross-platform code editor features better debugging, many Workbench improvements and new guidance for Raspberry Pi installations.
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.
Visual Studio Code developers who subscribe to Insiders builds of Microsoft's Python extension now have access to improved support for the Jedi language server, which provides specific "smarts" for the language.
Microsoft's Java on Visual Studio Code dev team added a new experimental welcome page that presents a tour of important features for using the popular code editor with the popular programming language.
Goodbye Rosetta, hello M1. Visual Studio Code has been updated with new builds that let it run natively on machines with Apple Silicon (M1), the company's own ARM64 chips.
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