Visual Studio Code update brings back support for Unity
The latest 1.81 update to Microsoft's Visual Studio Code (VSC) development tool brings back support for Unity's game engine. In addition, they add a number of other new features.
In version 1.81, Unity support - or actually, an extension - for VSC has been re-added. This means that in addition t... Read more
Visual Studio gets revamped Extension Manager and HTTP Editor
Microsoft has released a new preview of Visual Studio 17.7. This version includes an improved Extension Manager and HTTP Editor.
In Preview 3, the outdated user interface for discovering and evaluating extensions in Visual Studio has been improved considerably, Microsoft indicates. Where develop... Read more
GitHub Copilot gets major update to improve coding experience
The features are meant to improve the coding experience. One of the most notable updates is the inclusion of a "vulnerability filtering system" designed to prevent insecure coding patterns, such as SQL injection or hard-coded credentials.
This will help reduce the likelihood of security vulnerab... Read more
Databricks announces Visual Studio Code extension
Developers can now write code locally using all the VS Code capabilities.
This week Databricks announced the availability of their new extension for Visual Studio Code. The new extension will allow developers to write their code locally utilizing the editing capabilities of VS Code, the company ... Read more
Microsoft announces robust new release of Visual Studio Code
The latest version of VS Code is chock full of important updates, including a new AI Tool.
The January 2023 update to Visual Studio Code (v1.75) introduces several updates and additions, including new documentation for using AI tools in the popular, open source-based code editor.
The VS dev t... Read more
Microsoft releases Visual Studio 17.5 preview 3
This week Microsoft released preview 3 of Visual Studio 17.5. The preview boasts a spell checker for comments, 'intent-based suggestions' and a rich Markdown editor by default.
Microsoft Group Product Manager Anthony Cangialosi detailed the preview's offering in a blog post. "This release contin... Read more
VSCode Marketplace poses security risks, researchers warn
The online marketplace could easily host malicious VSCode extensions, Aqua Security says.
Researchers from Aqua Security have recently discovered that attackers can easily trick unknowing developers into downloading malicious files disguised as popular Visual Studio Code extensions. "In original... Read more
Visual Studio Code 1.67.1 update fixes RCE vulnerability
Microsoft rolled out a hotfix for Visual Studio Code 1.67. The 1.67.1 update fixes a remote execution vulnerability.
Details on the vulnerability are scarce. The threat was labelled as CVE-2022-30129 and allowed hackers to exploit Visual Studio Code 1.67 for remote code execution. There's no ev... Read more
Microsoft previews numerous Java updates in Visual Studio Code
Microsoft has presented its Visual Studio Code roadmap for 2022. Java updates are central to the plan.
This year, Microsoft is focussing on enhancements to improve the day-to-day productivity of developers. Expected updates include improved code completion suggestions, generating more relevant c... Read more
Microsoft extends and updates Java support in Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code extends its support of the Java programming language. The tool now features a language server developed in cooperation with Red Hat and a Gradle extension.
Java remains one of the most popular programming languages. Thus, Java support in Microsoft's Visual Studio Code (VS Code... Read more