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Java on Visual Studio Code Update – March 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the March update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to share several new Spring Boot features as well as testing coverage updates, so let's get started! Spring Boot Feature Updates New Refactoring Preview available for version upgrades The feature to automatically upgrade your projects to the ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – February 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to our February update of Java on Azure Tooling in 2024. In this update, we will introduce the support for hosting Function apps on Azure Container Apps. Additionally, we will talk about our improvements for Azure Container Registry in the Services View within IntelliJ IDEA. We hope you enjoy these updates and have a ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – February 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the February update for Visual Studio Code for Java! In this blog we are going to share improvements for the project management experience as well as Maven multi-module support, so let's get started! More Convenient Ways to Create New Java Projects We have often heard from developers that they need more convenient ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – January 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to the first update for Visual Studio Code for Java of 2024! We hope everyone had a refreshing break. In this blog we have some exciting updates for the new Test Coverage UX as well as reliability and general user experience updates, so let's get started! Update of Java 21 Feature Support As shared in our roadmap blog ...

Java on Azure Tooling Update – January 2024

Hi everyone, welcome to our first update of Java on Azure Tooling in 2024. In this update, we will introduce Azure Key Vault support, project scaffolding based on Azure samples and Azure Kubernetes experience enhancement. We hope you enjoy these updates and have a smooth experience with our Azure toolkit. Please download and install the Azure ...

Java on Visual Studio Code Update – December 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to the December update for Visual Studio Code for Java! We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! In this blog we have tons of exciting new features including test coverage, UX updates as well as Spring Boot updates. Let's get started! Test with Coverage in Visual Studio Code Insiders Test coverage is a ...

Unveiling our 6-Month Roadmap for Java on Azure Developer Tools

Hi everyone, welcome to the October update of Java on Azure Tooling. In this update, we will share our investments for the next few months of Java on Azure Developer Tools. Besides, we will also introduce the support for VMWare Tanzu App Accelerator extension in the VS Code Extension for Azure Spring Apps. We hope you enjoy these updates and ...

Announcing the Build Server for Gradle Open-Source Repository

Build Server for Gradle In September, we shared that Microsoft and Gradle have joined forces to explore a novel approach to Gradle project import and building, based on the Build Server Protocol (BSP). The objective is address the existing Gradle issues on Visual Studio Code and improve support for Gradle projects. The Build Server for ...

Elevating Java Development in Visual Studio Code: Experience the new Build Server for Gradle

Introducing Build Server for Gradle In recent years, Gradle has become one of the most popular Java build tools due to its flexibility in configuring build processes and its powerful extensibility. In Visual Studio Code, users can import Gradle projects into their workspace for development. However, there are some areas where support for ...