JSJ 240: Visual Studio Code with Chris Dias


    Previous Episodes with Visual Studio Code’s Team:

    JSJ Episode 199, Visual Studio Code with Chris Dias and Erich Gamma

    JSJ Episode 221, Visual Studio Code with Wade Anderson

    1:45 – What’s new at Visual Studio Code

    3:42 – Confusion with Javascript versus separate languages

    7:15 – Choosing your tools carefully

    8:20 – Integrated shell and docker extensions

    12:05 – Agar.io Extensions and extension packs

    16:15- Deciding what goes into Visual Studio Code and what becomes an extension

    18:20 – Using Github Issues and resolving user complaints

    22:08 – Why do people stray away from VS proper?

    23:10 – Microsoft and VS legacy

    27:00 – Man hours and project development

    31:30 – The Visual Studio default experience

    37:10 – What are people writing with VS Code?

    39:20 – Community versus developer views of VS Code

    41:40 – Using Electron

    44:00 – Updating the system

    44:50 – How is Visual Code written?

    48:00 – The future of Visual Code Studios


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