Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

May 08, 2015
[Microsoft](https://microsoft.com) recently announced [Visual Studio Code](https://code.visualstudio.com/) in it’s [BUILD](http://www.buildwindows.com/) 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](http://asp.net) or [Node.js](http://nodejs.org). 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 ```
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Darryl Dias

I am a student, artist, and author currently living in Florida. My interests range from technology to arts. I am also interested in programming, writing

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