Visual Studio Code is an open source source code editor developed by Microsoft. You can download it from here.

Following are some insights, tips and tricks and ways to get most out of VS Code.

  • VS Code can be used in Mac, Linux and Windows environments.
  • It includes support for syntax highlighting, intelligent code completion, snippets and code refactoring.
  • There is an option for Auto Save in VS Code.
  • It doesn't require any annual paid subscription. VS Code is absolutely free. 
  • Developers can submit bugs and feature requests for VS Code via GitHub.
  • When using VS Code, you cannot currently debug ASP .NET 5.
  • VS Code does have baked in TypeScript which is good start for developers who already know C# and wants to learn JavaScript.

If you find any other useful points regarding VS Code, please add it here in the list.


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