Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

May 08, 2015
[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](

Installing Visual Studio Code.

``` umake web visual-studio-code ```
If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below.

If you like this content, please consider buying me a coffee.

Buy me a coffeeBuy me a coffee

You will get access to contributer exclusive resources and content.

Thank you!

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

Analytics by GoSquared