The multilanguage Visual Studio Code, which Microsoft has been updating monthly, is designed as a streamlined editor for debugging, running tasks, and version control. More complex workflows require the use of full-featured IDEs. Visual Studio Code 1.0 debuted in April 2016 and supports , , and .
Performance-improvement features planned for Visual Studio Code
Microsoft’s performance-oriented plans for Visual Studio Code include:
- Reducing memory consumption.
- Improving accessibility.
- Support of language packs for community-contributed translation.
- Improving the Windows update experience.
- Adding more diagnostics.
Editor features planned for Visual Studio Code
Among changes to the editor itself that Microsoft plans for Visual Studio Code are:
, for integrating different languages into editors and IDEs.
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