Docker Explorer for Visual Studio Code: Your favorite Docker Administrator

Docker is becoming more and more popular in the world. Microsoft  ❤️  Docker as well. Azure Container Service fully supports Docker. Moreover, the Azure IoT Edge leverage the power of Docker to manage different kinds of modules on Edge Devices. So now, the Docker Explorer for Visual Studio Code is coming! The Docker Explorer makes…


Code Runner supports Kotlin in Visual Studio Code now!

In recent Google I/O 2017, Kotlin has been announced as the official development language of Android by Google. And now, it’s time to support Kotlin in Code Runner! Kotlin tools will be included with Android Studio 3.0 by default, and JetBrains and Google are pledging to support the language going forward. Kotlin as a language…


Visual Studio Code Marketplace available in Windows Store now!

Many user are expected to ship VS Code as a UWP application in Windows Store. What about the Visual Studio Code Marketplace? The answer is Yes! From now, the Visual Studio Code Extension Marketplace does exist in Windows Store now! For your Laptop, PC, Tablet, Windows Phone, Xbox and even HoloLens! Do not hesitate! Install…


Microsoft Azure ❤️️ Java !

Microsoft Azure is an open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform. It provides software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks. Besides .Net, it has great support for many programming languages such as Java, C++, Node, Python, PHP, Ruby ans so on….


PlatformIO for Visual Studio Code: Arduino, Espressif, Raspberry Pi, mbed and more

PlatformIO for Visual Studio Code is coming! PlatformIO is an open source ecosystem for IoT development. It support 350+ embedded boards, 20+ development platforms and 10+ frameworks. It has integration for many popular IDEs and editors but not Visual Studio Code. With this PlatformIO extension, we have added support for PlatformIO now! You could use…


Visual Studio Code Usage Analysis -- Round 2

In recent half a year, I have written 10 extensions for VS Code. I love VS Code a lot! And it has replaced Visual Studio to be may preferred code editor! In last year when Code Runner reached 10K download milestone, we have already got some insights from the usage of Code Runner. And now,…


Send your first 'Hello World' message to Azure IoT Hub using JavaScript with Azure IoT Toolkit for VS Code

With the latest release of Azure IoT Toolkit, the code snippet function is added, you could write JavaScript to interact with IoT Hub very conveniently. Prerequisites: VS Code Azure IoT Toolkit Code Runner (not required but recommended) Node.js Steps: Open any folder in VS Code In VS Code, open Settings from ‘File’–>’Preferences’. Add device connection…


Azure IoT Toolkit supports Event Hub now!

Another milestone! With the contribution of @SummerSun, the Azure IoT Toolkit supports Event Hub now! Azure Event Hubs is a hyper-scale telemetry ingestion service that collects, transforms, and stores millions of events. Data sent to an Event Hub can be transformed and stored using any real-time analytics provider or batching/storage adapters. Event Hubs event and…


Run Swift and Objective-C in Visual Studio Code

With the latest release of Code Runner, Objective-C support is added as well. With this extension, you could not only run Command Line Tool but also Cocoa Application. From now, both Swift and Objective-C are supported! Please install and have a try! Let me know your feedback. Note that running Objective-C is only supported on…