The 0.10.5 December release features a plethora of improvements. Let's get started! But first...
Do not forget to check out the marketplace for new extensions.
We improved extension debugging when connecting the debugger to the extension. The debugger will no longer try to reconnect to the extension when you close the 'Extension Host`. In addition, the debugger will connect faster to your extension.
Extensions Show Outdated Extensions
Thanks to a community contribution, there is now a
Show Outdated Extensions command, that shows all outdated extensions and lets you quickly install their updates.
Installed Extension Issues
If VS Code identifies an issue with an installed extension, it will display an
issues prompt on the Status Bar. Click on the
issues prompt to see the extension issue details and have the option to uninstall the extension.
There is now proxy support for the extension gallery.
If an extension exports a function named
deactivate(), VS Code now calls it on shutdown.
JSON Schema Contributions
Extensions can now contribute JSON schema associations. The
jsonValidation contribution point takes a file pattern and the URL of the JSON schema.
Alternatively, extensions can also give the path to a schema file in the extension folder:
Language Server Extensions
The language server protocol now supports all available language features. Please see the Language Server example for details on how to implement a language server.
Check out all the new features and update to Visual Studio Code v0.10.6:
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- Ninja Ed