Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 released

Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 recently released by Microsoft, is a free platform independent IDE with support for many programming languages. Visual Studio Code is the first code editor, and first cross-platform development tool – supporting OSX, Linux, and Windows – in the Visual Studio family.

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Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 changelog

  • Several updates to how we handle files, including file and folder filtering in the explorer, opening files via the command line at a specific line number, re-using an existing instance when you open multiple files, ability to control the size of the working files list.
  • Improved editor options that include support for removing trailing whitespace, improved search patterns with include/exclude filters.
  • Significant JavaScript updates including ES6 support, jsconfig.json, improved /// reference management, additional workspace settings
  • Git enhancements, including an integrated credential prompt, multi-line commit message support and improved control over auto-fetch
  • User-defined snippets support, and more built in snippets for common languages, i.e., Dockerfiles, Python, and Rust.
  • Debugger enhancements including watch expressions, and improved Node.js breakpoint and source map support.
  • Other Stuff: Proxy support, auto-update enabled for Mac and Windows, notable bug fixes.

You can download Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 here.

Install Microsoft Visual Studio Code 0.5.0 on Ubuntu OS

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-make

umake web visual-studio-code

Remove ubuntu make and visual studio code

umake web visual-studio-code --remove

sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-make
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