Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code (not to be confused with Visual Studio) is a source code editor that aims to provide just the tools a developer needs for a quick code-build-debug cycle and leaves more complex workflows to the full featured Visual Studio.

It has the following characteristics:

  • Runs on your desktop
  • It is available for Windows, OS X and Linux
  • Lightweight
  • Intellisense-enabled
  • Debugger integrated
  • Git-enabled
  • Extensible
  • Free and open source


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