VS Code is a new type of tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for their core edit-build-debug cycle. Code provides comprehensive editing and debugging support, an extensibility model, and lightweight integration with existing tools.
VS Code is updated monthly with new features and bug fixes. You can download it for Windows, macOS, and Linux on VS Code’s website. To get the latest releases every day, you can install the Insiders version of VS Code. This builds from the master branch and is updated at least daily.
Visual Studio Code 1.24.1 released. This version is mainly to fix some problems, including such as the shortcut key changes, the global search fails and other issues. Details as follows:
- Move to new file refactoring – Easily pull classes and functions into their own files.
- Duplicate workspace in new window – Great for expanding over multi-mon setups.
- IntelliSense for predefined variables – Variable suggestions in debug and task configuration files.
- Preview: Outline view – Symbol tree outline and navigation for your projects.
- Preview: Settings Editor – New GUI to discover and modify VS Code settings.
- Preview: Debug toolbar location – Float, dock or hide the debug toolbar.
- Preview: Grid editor layout – Custom vertical/horizontal layout, coming soon to Insiders.
- Working with Docker and MongoDB – Learn about Docker and MongoDB integration in VS Code.
The release notes are arranged in the following sections related to VS Code focus areas. Here are some further updates:
- Editor – Zoom font size independent of your workbench, syntax highlighting for deleted lines.
- Integrated Terminal – Smart fallback to DOM renderer, italic and line spacing support.
- Debugging – Switch to debug view on break, Go to Next/Previous Breakpoint.
- Extension Authoring – Expanded custom views API, Task API to stable, new theme colors.