Friday, August 5, 2016

How to Visual Studio Code 1.4 released on Ubuntu

    Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, OS X and Linux. It comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Python, PHP) and runtimes.



Visual Studio Code 1.4 Highlights

  •     Workbench: Editor actions such as Open Preview and Switch to Changes View are back on the title bar. IME and Copy/Paste support in the Integrated Terminal.
  •     Editor: Better snippet and suggestions control. New Insert Snippet command with dedicated UI.
  •     Debugging: Restart Frame action to rerun a specific stack frame. 'Variable paging' feature moved into VS Code and available to all debug extensions.
  •     Extension Authoring: New 'move' commands to better support VIM gestures. Custom link behavior with the DocumentLinkProvider API. Expanded Debug Protocol.

Notable Changes

  •     Allow to disable drag and drop in the files explorer
  •     Sometimes SVG icons do not show up on Windows 7
  •     Weird tabs auto scrolling behaviour
  •     Deleting folder containing dirty files closes dirty editors
  •     Run selected text in active terminal is not running the selected text on Windows
  •     Lines containing unicode characters in integrated terminal differ in height
  •     Global search and replace: Support regular expression variables in replace
  •     See release notes for full details

 Installation instructions: 
 
Open terminal and insert command line...

32bit OS
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget https://az764295.vo.msecnd.net/stable/6276dcb0ae497766056b4c09ea75be1d76a8b679/code_1.4.0-1470328389_i386.deb

$ sudo gdebi code_1.4.0-1470328389_i386.deb

 64bit OS
$ sudo apt-get install gdebi

$ wget https://az764295.vo.msecnd.net/stable/6276dcb0ae497766056b4c09ea75be1d76a8b679/code_1.4.0-1470329130_amd64.deb

$ sudo gdebi code_1.4.0-1470329130_amd64.deb


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