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Visual Studio Code is a free text editor with support for Batch, C++, Clojure, Coffee Script, Dockerfile, F#, Go, Jade, Java, HandleBars, Ini, Lua, Makefile, Objective-C, Perl, PowerShell, Python, R, Razor, Ruby, Rust, SQL, Visual Basic and XML languages.

Visual Code Studio features include support for code autocomplete using IntelliSence technology developed for Microsoft Visual Studio, syntax highlighting, debugging, multiple document editing in tabs, build-in file explorer, and support for version control using Git. Command Palette available in Visual Studio Code offers usefull function including most recently used (MRU) list of commands that is persisted between restarts, option to restore the last typed input when reopening and history of actions.

Screenshot of Visual Studio Code software running on Windows 10.

One of the most exciting features of Visual Code Studio is extensions support. You can browse extensions from the gallery app interface and add to Visual Code Studio functions like snippets, support for new languages or remote file edit, and many other features making the developers life easier. Own extensions can be created using JavaScript or TypeScript languages.

Visual Studio Code offers also support for themes that can change the feel and the look of the app, official PHP linter, code compare function and advanced search options. You can read the Extensibility SDK documentation to get more info.

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You can download Visual Studio Code 1.27.2 for Windows Mac, and Linux.

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