Senior Program Manager, Java on Visual Studio Code and Azure
Xiaokai is the program manager working on Java developer tools and services at Microsoft. He’s currently focusing on making Visual Studio Code great for Java developers, as well as supporting Java in various of cloud services in Azure.
Java on VS Code April update will show you the effect of latest performance improvements, new Java 14 support and semantic highlighting. Also including how to easily create new Java class, perform rename refactoring from file explorer and preview the proposed changes.
In this update, we will show you the performance improvements just released as well as currently under development. You will see Syntax Mode, the newly polished experience for standalone Java files. We'd also like to introduce you to the newly released SonarLint extension which helps you detect code quality and security issues on the fly.
In this update for Java on VS Code, we will show you the new ways to manage your dependencies and configure your multiple JDK. We will also show you the additional tools you can use with popular frameworks and runtimes such as Spring Boot and Quarkus. There're also a few new code actions and improvements to checkout.
In this update for Java on VS Code, we're introducing the long-waited "Call Hierarchy" support along with some Visual Studio Code UI updates which will benefit Java developers a lot. At the same time, new features are also introduced to Debugger and Test Runner. We will also share some other improvements including performance in this post.
Welcome to the November update of Java on Visual Studio Code. In this update, we'd like to share some improvements we've made for code editing experience, more code actions, Java 13 support for Gradle projects and new features in Test Runner and Checkstyle extensions.
Welcome to the October update of Java on Visual Studio Code! This month, we're bringing some new features for code navigation, code actions and refactoring, code snippet along with Java 13 support. There's also improvements in debugger, maven, checkstyle and Test Runner.
Welcome to the July update of Java on Visual Studio Code!
In this update, we’d like to share a couple new refactoring features, semantic selection as well as some other enhancements we delivered during last few weeks.
After performing refactoring, more often than not, we would like to assign the result with...
Welcome to the June update of Java on Visual Studio Code!
Earlier this month, we shared our new Java Installer for Visual Studio Code, which aims to help new Java developers to get their environment ready and start coding in just a few clicks. In this update, we’d like to share a couple new features and enhancements delivered during last ...
It’s been almost 3 years since the first Java language server was developed during a hackathon in a small conference room at Microsoft’s Zurich office with people from Red Hat, IBM, Codenvy and Microsoft, which later became one of the most popular extensions for Visual Studio Code with more than 2.7 million installations. Since then, ...