Charles Max Wood

Special Guests: Matt Hernandez and Amanda Silver

In this episode, the JavaScript Jabber panelists discuss Visual Studio Code and the VS Code Azure Extension with Matt Hernandez and Amanda Silver at Microsoft Build. Amanda is the director of program management at Microsoft working on Visual Studio and VS Code. Matt works on a mix between the Azure and the VS Code team, where he leads the effort to build the Azure extensions in VS code, trying to bring JavaScript developers to Azure through great experiences in VS Code. They talk about what’s new in VS Code, how the Azure extension works, what log points are, and much more!

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Amanda intro
  • Matt intro
  • What’s new in VS Code?
  • VS Code core
  • VS Live Share
  • Shared Terminal
  • Now have Linux support
  • Live Share is now public to the world for free
  • What would you use Shared Terminal for?
  • Are there other things coming up in VS Code?
  • Constantly responding to requests from the community
  • Live Share works for any language
  • How does the Azure extension work?
  • Azure App Service
  • Storage extension
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • What are log points?
  • All a part of a larger plan to create a better experience for JS developers
  • Visual debuggers
  • Is it the same plugin to support everything on Azure?
  • Want to target specific services that node developers will take advantage of
  • And much, much more!







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