Visual Studio Code is free, cross platform, super-fast and lightweight code editor. It was developed by Microsoft for Windows, Linux and OS X.
It was announced on April 29, 2015 by Microsoft at the 2015 Build conference and it was released under the MIT License on Nov 18, 2015, and its source code posted to GitHub.
Visual Studio Code -
1. Visual Studio Code is based on files and folders. You can open a file or folder that contains project files or code.
2. Visual Studio Code Works on windows, Linux and mac and it is cross platform.
3. Visual Studio Code is based on files and folders. You can open a file or folder that contains project files or code.
4. Visual Studio Code mainly targets to front-end developers.
5. Visual Studio Code is very fast and lightweight.
6. Visual Studio Code supports only limited languages.
7. Not having scaffolding support.
8. Visual Studio Code has IntelliSense for Microsoft file types and similar features.
Visual Studio -
1. Visual Studio only works on windows.
2. Visual Studio 2015 is based on project and solutions.
3. Visual Studio targets to any developers.
4. Visual Studio is not fast as compare to VS Code because VS contains lasts of features and functionality. So it is little bit heavy.
5. Visual Studio supports most of all .Net Related languages.
Visual Studio Code vs. Visual Studio –
Visual Studio Code is an Editor while Visual Studio is an IDE.
Visual Studio Code is cross-platform and super-fast, while Visual Studio is Windows/Mac only and not fast.
Visual Studio is a simplified version of the full version and replaces the separated express editions used before 2015.
What Are the Features of Visual Studio Code?
1. Intelligence support
2. Customizable editor - You can change themes, keyboard shortcuts and workspace settings.
3. Create your own snippets
Visual Studio Code is based on files and folders. You can open a file or folder that contains project files or code.
Which OS's are supported?
Visual Studio Code runs on macOS, Linux, and Windows
Hardware Requirements – The Visual Studio Code is a small download (< 100 MB) and has a disk footprint of 200 MB. Visual Studio Code is lightweight and it required 1.6 GHz processor and 1GB of RAM
Is Visual Studio Code free?
Yes, VS Code is free!
How do I find what version of Visual Studio Code I am using?
On Windows and Linux, go to Help => About Visual Studio Code
On a Mac, go to Code > About Visual Studio Code