Introduction:Scott Guthrie, Microsoft's executive vice-president of cloud and enterprise introduced Visual Studio Code at Microsoft Build 2015 conference held on Wednesday. Visual Studio Code is the first code editor and first cross-platform development tool supported by the OSX, Linux and Windows in the Visual Studio Family. Visual Studio Code provide built-in support for ASP.NET 5 development with C#, Node.js as well as for web technologies such as HTML, CSS, Less, SASS and JSON etc.
Go to https://code.visualstudio.com/ and Click on Code for Windows button.
or Go to https://www.visualstudio.com/products/code-vs and Click on Download Code button.
Select operating system/platform on which you want to install (Code is free and available on Linux, Mac OSX and Windows). I am going to install it on my Windows 8 Operating System.
After Downloading VSCodeSetup.exe (58 MB approx), Double click on setup. It will hardly take 1 minute to complete the installation.
Installation Completed Successfully. We are ready to explore its cool feature.
User Interface of VSCode is divided into 4 areas:
1. Command Palette:
With the help of Command Palette, you can access all the functionality of VSCode. Press Ctrl+Shift+P or F1 to open the Command Palette.
VSCode has support for Multiple cursors. You can edit the same file at multiple places by pressing Alt+Click which will add another cursor(much Similar to the Sublime Editor).
3. IntelliSense and Syntax coloring:
4. Debugging, Themes Customization and lots of other features
For more information, visit https://code.visualstudio.com/Docs
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