Visual Studio Code is an open source code editor with support for IntelliSense, debugging, git and code snippets. Downloads are available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Support for common scripting and programming languages is present and it can also be done via extensions to be expanded. Microsoft has released version 1.49 and the most important improvements that have been made are listed for you below.
August 2020 (version 1.49)
Welcome to the August 2020 release of Visual Studio Code. There are a number of updates in this version that we hope you will like, some of the key highlights include:
- Format modified text – Limit formatting to just the code you’ve changed.
- Change casing on Search and Replace – Change text casing during global Search and Replace.
- Source Control repositories view – Display pending changes per repository.
- Filter Debug Console output – Quickly filter and find debugging output.
- Improved JS debugger Auto Attach – “Smart” Auto Attach to Node.js scripts or test runners.
- TypeScript optional chaining refactoring – Convert multiple checks to a concise optional chain.
- JSDoc @deprecated tag support – IntelliSense clearly shows APIs marked as deprecated.
- Notebook UX updates – Cell Status bar contributions, enhanced notebook diff editor.
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