Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

Microsoft recently announced Visual Studio Code in it’s BUILD conference. Visual Studio Code is a free build of Visual Studio that supports Windows, Mac, and Linux. Visual Studio Code is build mainly for developers who focus on ASP.NET or Node.js. It has Git integration, It’s a really good source/text editor currently in its preview stage and supports a few of these languages JavaScript, C#, C++, PHP, Java, HTML, Markdown, SASS, JSON, Python, Preview stage might have a few bugs as it live in development stage currently.

Installing Visual Studio.

Install ubuntu-make required for installing Visual Studio Code.

Adding the ubuntu-make ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make  

Updating the local package database.

sudo apt-get update  

Installing ubuntu-make.

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-make  

Downloading Visual Studio Code for Linux here.

Installing Visual Studio Code.

umake web visual-studio-code  

If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below.

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