Welcome to the February edition of VS Code update for Java. Spring is approaching. It’s a season for refreshing, no exception to VS Code. In this edition, we will present you with our experiment of a new Welcome Page and re-designed icons. We hope you like the new looking and more importantly, enjoy the upcoming Spring season.
Welcome to the first edition of VS Code update for Java in 2021. We got some questions around how to run tests on VS Code, so in this blog we will walk you through the how. Meanwhile, we will share the news of releasing Azure Spring Cloud extension. The extension is for you to create, manage and deploy apps to Azure Spring Cloud service.
Happy New Year to everyone. In this edition, besides sharing the latest enhancements made in December, we would like to invite you for a quick poll, which will take less than 2 minutes, but is valuable for us to learn what will make VS Code a better tool for you in 2021.
In this update, we are excited to announce a new wizard for Java runtime configuration. The wizard streamlines JDK configuration experience for your project. Please, try it and let us know how you like it. In addition, we share two enhancement features, 1) infer selection range from cursor position and 2) export JAR through custom task.
In September, we launched a new VS Code installer called Coding Pack for Java. In this edition, we would like to focus on best practices of setting development environment. Regardless of whether you just want to explore or have already been using VS Code for projects or studies, we believe you all will benefit from these practices.
Since the introduction of Java 11 requirement for running VS Code for Java, we have constantly heard from our users that they thought Java 8 is no longer supported, which is NOT true. In this blog, we will explain the requirement itself and provide steps for you to upgrade smoothly and quickly without impact your project.
Java on VS Code update for July introduces new features of Project Manager and Extension Guide aiming for improving getting started experience. This edition also introduces Just My Code and other enhancements for debugging.
Java on VS Code update for June introduces Java installer pack for MacOS and code completion for Lightweight Mode. This edition also reminds that soon, Java 11 or above version will be required to run your VS Code for Java.