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Install Visual Studio Code 1.15 on Linux Ubuntu

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Install Visual Studio Code 1.15 on Linux Ubuntu Systems. Visual Studio Code is a code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications.

VS Code is a new type of tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with what developers need for their core edit-build-debug cycle. Code provides comprehensive editing and debugging support, an extensibility model, and lightweight integration with existing tools.

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July 2017 (version 1.15)

Welcome to the July 2017 release of Visual Studio Code. There are a number of significant updates in this version that we hope you will like, some of the key highlights include:

  • Large file support – Improved performance for large files, no size limit on 64-bit machines.
  • 64-bit Windows builds – Use your computer’s full address space with the 64-bit builds.
  • Find in Markdown preview – Full search for Release Notes, Markdown preview, and Extensions.
  • Auto-indent, Emmet 2.0 on by default – Source code auto-indenting and new Emmet support.
  • Custom syntax highlighting – Easily adjust editor colors to your liking.
  • Terminal environment variables – Preconfigure the Integrated Terminal environment.
  • Color picker UI – Quickly create colors in your CSS, SASS, and Less files.
  • Loaded Scripts Explorer – Easily review and step through loaded scripts during Node.js debugging.
  • Markdown preview plugins – Add styles, scripts or plug-ins to Markdown previews.
  • code.visualstudio.com updates – Tutorials for React, Angular and deploying Node.js to Azure.
  • Preview: Multi-root workspaces – Settings and debug configurations across multiple projects (Insiders build).

Install Microsoft VS Code IDE

Run the following commands in Terminal to install Microsoft VS Code IDE :

sudo apt-get update
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/vscode stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vscode.list'
curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor > microsoft.gpg
sudo mv microsoft.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/microsoft.gpg

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