Microsoft Announces Visual Studio Code-A New Code Editor for Developers!
Microsoft unveiled its first ever cross-platform code editor Visual Studio Code (VSC) at the Build developer conference 2015 held at San Francisco, CA. Visual Studio Code is a fast, user-friendly and cross platform code editor enabling developers to build modern web and cloud applications on Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX. This new member of Visual Studio family of products is still in preview and will be helpful for more intelligent and efficient coding on various platforms.
This powerful code editor is based on files and folders, allowing you to open a file or folder containing code or project files. It provides an intuitive UI comprising of Editor, Viewbar, Statusbar and Sidebar. Visual Studio Code supports Side by Side Editing, allowing you to open up to three editors simultaneously. It also helps in re-sizing, reordering and repositioning the editors if required.
The reception of the Visual Studio Code has been quite positive, with many developers already blogging on how to get the most out of this tool. VSC is definitely an amazing editor and by introducing a free tool running on all the major platforms in the market with many user-friendly features from the Visual Studio, Microsoft is in a run to become a full-fledged member of the community at large!
Visual Studio Code is currently under preview; if you want to try and test this new code editor, click here to download a copy.
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