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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
Developer(s)Microsoft
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
Repository
Written inTypeScript, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS[3]
Operating systemWindows 7 or later, OS X 10.10 or later, Linux
PlatformIA-32, x86-64, ARM64
Size
  • 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
Websitecode.visualstudio.com Edit this at Wikidata
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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]