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Visual Studio Code 1.0 Released

Details of the new release of Microsoft's new code editing software.

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Today, Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio Code 1.0. Launched almost a year ago as a way to develop Javascript and Typescript web apps, hundreds of plugins have been developed since that allow users to develop in languages like C++, Python, PHP, F#, Go, Node.js, and more. The tool now boasts over two million installs of VS Code, over 300 pull requests, over 100 supported languages, and over 1000 extensions created by the community.

In particular, the release features the following improvements:

  • Support for over 9 languages, as well as those who are visually impaired

  • Built-in Git support

  • Built-in debugger and debugging support

  • Improved performance

  • Hundreds of bug fixes

  • The VS Code repository has been open sourced.

You can find Microsoft's official blog post about the release at this link

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