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Java on Visual Studio Code Update – November 2021

Hi everyone, welcome to the November edition of the Visual Studio Code Java update! In this end-of-year post, we are going to look at several new improvements related to fundamental Java development experience as well as our updates related to encoding issues. Inner-loop dev experience directly impacts developer's day-to-day productivity ...

Say goodbye to “.project” files in Language Support for Java™ 1.1.0

Recent 1.1.0 release of Language Support for Java™ contains an important update: now when the extension imports a new Java project, the project metadata files ( .project , .classpath , settings, etc.) will no longer be generated in the project path by default. This issue was reported more than three years ago and it has been there since 2018...

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