Visual Studio 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.
There are a number of updates in this version that we hope you will like, some of the key highlights include:
- Accessibility improvements – New screen reader capabilities.
- Windows ARM builds – Windows on ARM is now available in stable.
- Source Control unified view – All repositories displayed in a single view.
- View and sort pending changes – View files as a tree or list, sort by name, path, or status.
- Edit complex settings – Edit object settings from the Settings editor.
- New HexEditor extension – Edit files in hexadecimal format from within VS Code.
- Notebook UI updates – Improved UX and undo/redo support.
- Remote Development tutorials – Learn to develop over SSH, inside Containers, and in WSL.
- Java Pack Installer for macOS – Get set up to develop in Java with VS Code on macOS.