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Visual Studio Code

Source code editor developed by Microsoft / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Visual Studio Code, also commonly referred to as VS Code,[9] is a source-code editor made by Microsoft with the Electron Framework, for Windows, Linux and macOS.[10] Features include support for debugging, syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets, code refactoring, and embedded Git. Users can change the theme, keyboard shortcuts, preferences, and install extensions that add functionality.

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Visual Studio Code
Initial releaseApril 29, 2015; 8 years ago (2015-04-29)
Stable release
1.78.2[1] Edit this on Wikidata / 12 May 2023
Preview release
1.79-insiders[2] Edit this on Wikidata / 4 May 2023
Written inTypeScript, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS[3]
Operating systemWindows 7 or later, OS X 10.10 or later, Linux
PlatformIA-32, x86-64, ARM64
  • Windows: 40.8–68.3 MB
  • Linux: 46.5–66.6 MB
  • macOS: 67.5 MB
Available in14 languages
List of languages
English (US), Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazil), Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Turkish[4]
TypeSource code editor
License Edit this at Wikidata

In the Stack Overflow 2022 Developer Survey, Visual Studio Code was ranked the most popular developer environment tool among 71,010 respondents, with 74.48% reporting that they use it.[11]