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
Updated Python support in Visual Studio Code introduces browser editing
Microsoft updated Python support in Visual Studio Code by introducing web browser-editing capabilities. The company has archived its open-source Python language server to use the closed-source Pylance.
The Python Extension has over 41 million installs, according to data, compared to just over 3 ... Read more
Microsoft planning to introduce Visual Studio Code for the Web
Microsoft looks ready to bring a code editor that runs entirely in the browser, named Visual Studio Code for the Web. It revealed all this in a post introducing the new service that was put up yesterday and then taken down later, possibly because it was published prematurely.
It is expected to r... Read more
Node-RED 2.0 is here, minus Node.js, with flow debugger and linter
Node-RED, the visual low-code programming tool for event-driven applications, has released version 2.0, which is lighter than its predecessor. Node-RED is built on Node.js and was developed to help combine hardware devices like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and other APIs into apps for IoT (Internet of Th... Read more
VS Code v1.57: Terminal Tabs updates, Edge Dev Tools integrations
Visual Studio Code v1.57’s May update comes with many new features that were previously in preview mode. They include terminal tabs, remote repositories (RemoteHub), Workspace Trust and more.
Let’s recap the new features that were previewed in the May Update:
Terminal tabs- These tabs let... Read more
Visual Studio 2022 public preview expected this summer in 64-bit
According to a post by Amanda Silver, the CVP of Product in Microsoft's Developer Division, Visual Studio 2022's first public preview will be released this summer and will become 64-bit. The next major release of Visual Studio will be faster, lightweight, and easier to use, according to the post.
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