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Visual Studio Code to Windows

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Developer
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Windows
1.85.1
Microsoft
90.3 Mb
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Description

Visual Studio Code is a well-known code editor. The utility has a convenient and intuitive interface, and also does not impose high requirements on PC parameters, so working with it is quite comfortable.

Specifications

Date added
Update Date
License Freeware
Compatibility Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11
Supported languages English, Russian

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Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Easy to use. The interface is convenient and understandable, and the installation and launch of the utility do not cause any problems.
  • Disk space saving. VS Code is a compact program that does not require large resources or the download of additional software.
  • Wide selection of languages. The editor supports many major programming languages. If necessary, additional languages can also be installed using various plugins.
  • Hotkeys. Their presence significantly speeds up work and makes it more comfortable.
  • Convenient debugging. Interactive debugging helps quickly detect and fix mistakes.
Cons
  • Slow performance. On low-power devices with limited memory, Visual Studio Code may not perform fast enough. Program startup is also slow.
  • Limited functionality. Despite surpassing many similar utilities in terms of available options, the program's capabilities are not limitless, so it may not be able to handle certain tasks.

More about Visual Studio Code

The Visual Studio Code program is designed for writing and editing code in different languages. It allows for easy project creation and organization of included files. The clear structure allows for collapsing and expanding individual code blocks, making it convenient to view and edit them.

There are various ways to open written code. To read it, you need to click the "View Classes" button (located at the bottom of the window). This will open the desired code block. Additionally, for editing convenience, you can use the search function to find the desired fragment. The program is capable of searching for selected text in one or multiple files simultaneously.

In addition, the Visual Studio Code code editor has the following set of additional options:

  • Color highlighting of keywords and syntax constructs;
  • Markers indicating errors and typos;
  • Automatic pairing of opening and closing brackets;
  • Visualization of code structure;
  • Formatting of code and text (as blocks or lines);
  • Adjustable scale;
  • Control of changes made to a file;
  • Undo and redo function for global actions;
  • Replacement of spaces with tabs and vice versa;
  • Word wrapping;
  • Selection of tags and highlighting of their content.

Installation and Launch

After downloading the Visual Studio Code program file, it needs to be installed on your PC. To do this, follow the following steps:

  1. Find the installation file in the downloads folder and run it.
  2. Follow the instructions in the opened window to install the editor.
  3. Select the location of the program and shortcut for easy access and launch.
  4. In the "Additional Tasks" tab, it is recommended to select the first two options, which allow for quickly opening code using Visual Studio Code. This step is not mandatory but can simplify future work in the editor.
  5. Wait for the installation to complete.

After completing all the steps, you can start the program. When first launching Visual Studio Code, a welcome window will open. It allows you to quickly open an existing project or start a new one. To edit a project, click the "Open File" button and select the desired file on your computer.

Visual Studio Code is a convenient tool for creating and editing code. The program is multifunctional, supports most popular languages, and facilitates work with additional options.

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