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 <code class="highlighter-rouge">ubuntu-make required for installing Visual Studio Code.

Adding the <code class="highlighter-rouge">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](https://code.visualstudio.com/Download?utm_source=darryldias.me).

Installing Visual Studio Code.

```
umake web visual-studio-code
```

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

Published by Darryl

A visual effects artist and compositor, self learner, Linux enthusiast and Programmer and can write in Python and Rust. Contributor to open source projects.