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 Team Services – NEW FEATURES: Test like you’ve never tested before!!! (6 Big Test Case Improvements)

The March release includes a cacophony of testing features… Exploratory testing directly from a work item You can now launch an exploratory testing session for a specific work item, directly from within the product. We’ve added entry points on all cards, grids, and in the Test hub. This lets you associate the selected work item…

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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 Team Services – NEW MARCH RELEASE: 13 Improvements (Viewing Test Results, Triggers, Board Drill Down, Testing from a Work Item, & More!)

For the March 3 release, Visual Studio Team Services features 17 great improvements!   Several of these new features are actually groups of features, so there are a lot more than 17 improvements. Let’s get started by learning about the first new feature… View test results for each release environment We’ve enabled a feature that lets you…

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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 Team Services – NEW FEBRUARY RELEASE: Marketplace Extensions +17 New Improvements!

For the February release, Visual Studio Team Services features 17 radical improvements! For starters, let’s get into the details of the new ability to search on Visual Studio Marketplace! Search on Visual Studio Marketplace Search has been a highly requested feature for Visual Studio Marketplace. With this release we are bringing in basic search support for Visual…

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Visual Studio Community – Free Node.js Development Tools!

I know what you’re thinking! You’re thinking, “Whaaat? Visual Studio Community does Node.js too? Like they rock Python?” Yeah, totally. And if you’re not thinking that, you should be. See Visual Studio Community – Free Python Development Tools!    Okay, maybe instead you’re thinking, “Whaaat? Node.js? Isn’t that free anyway?” Yeah! But wait until you…

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