Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 7 Editor Improvements (Code Folding, IntelliSense, Indentation, Ruler, & More!)

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.10  release features a fiesta of Editor improvements, including… Editor Source Code Folding The editor now contains a first implementation of code folding. You can turn the feature on and off with the editor.folding configuration setting (File > Preferences > User Settings or Workspace Settings). Once enabled, you can collapse and expand…

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 12 Language Improvements (JavaScript, TypeScript, & C#)

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.10  release features a fiesta of language improvements, including… Languages – JavaScript The Salsa JavaScript language service was available as preview in January and it is now the default language service for JavaScript in the February update. Improvements The JSDoc comment format is now understood and used to improve IntelliSense proposals and…

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Visual Studio Code – 14 NEW COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS: Render Ligatures, Alt+Z to Toggle Word Wrapping, Build Binary on Linux ARM, & More!

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.8  release features a palpable plethora of improvements, including… 14 COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENTS A big Thank You! goes out to the following folks that helped to make VS Code even better: mattblagden: Render ligatures 1510. ivanixgames: Alt+Z for toggling word wrapping 1653. krizzdewizz: Windows – honor comspec env variable when spawning a shell 743. EgorMatirov: Support Building binary on…

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 14 Extension Authoring Improvements (API Consumption, Quick Pick, Octicons, Virtual Documents, Test Suite for Debug Adapters, JSON Mode Extension, & More!)

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.8  release features a palpable plethora of improvements, including… Extension Authoring API Consumption When you write an extension for VS Code, you are developing it against a set of APIs that we define through a file called vscode.d.ts. You can see this file in our repository here. This file is picked…

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 13 Big Debugging Updates (Rich Object Hover, Conditional Breakpoints, Node.js, Mono, & More!)

The Visual Studio Code 0.10.8  release features a palpable plethora of improvements, including… Debugging Rich Object Hover We are now using a tree in the debug hover to allow better rich object inspection: Conditional Breakpoints We now support setting conditional breakpoints that are hit only when the specified condition is true. Please note, the underlying debug…

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 2 Workbench Improvements (The Horizontal Panel & Hiding the Menu Bar)

The 0.10.8  release features a myriad of improvements, including… Workbench Hide the Menu Bar (Windows, Linux) We added a new action to hide the menu bar on Windows and Linux (View | Toggle Menu Bar). You can still access the menu pressing the Alt key. Horizontal panel We now show the output and debug consoles horizontally:  …

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: 11 Funtastic Editor Updates (New Themes, Keyboard Accessibility, Screen Reader, Localization, Ligatures, Find Widget, Input Handling, Cursor Style, Auto Save, File Picker, & IntelliSense Documentation)

The January release of Visual Studio Code 0.10.8 features 11 big Editor Improvements: New Default Themes Keyboard Accessibility Screen Reader Support Localization Ligatures The Find Widget Input Handling Configurable Cursor Style Auto Save File Picker IntelliSense Documentation    Let’s dig in… Editor New Default Themes The Light and Dark themes have been in the center…

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Visual Studio Code – NEW FEATURES: JavaScript – Salsa Preview

The 0.10.8 January release features a myriad of improvements, including… JavaScript – Salsa Preview The JavaScript language service in VS Code has always been powered by TypeScript. We are migrating to a new JavaScript language service implementation called Salsa. Salsa will become available with TypeScript 1.8 but for the January update, we are providing way…

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Visual Studio Code – All the Git Features!!!

Visual Studio Code supports Git… like a BOSS!!! VS Code gets Git!   Let’s look at the features! Git version control Commit, diff, pull and push Embrace modern workflows with the power and flexibility of Git. See changed files, diffs, and make commits right from within the editor. Connect with the entire Git universe by…

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Why should I teach Java out of Visual Studio Code instead of out of Eclipse or NetBeans?

Why should I teach Java out of Visual Studio Code instead of out of Eclipse or NetBeans?      1. Easier File Mapping  In Visual Studio, we can add a file from a path to a project located in a workspace, and Visual Studio records the reference to a new file and opens it like any other…

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