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Java on Visual Studio Code June Update
Java on Visual Studio Code June Update
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 ...
Announcing the Visual Studio Code Installer for Java
Announcing the Visual Studio Code Installer for Java
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, ...
Java on Visual Studio Code April Update
Java on Visual Studio Code April Update
Welcome to April update! Java 12 is now officially supported with Visual Studio Code. We'd also like to show you some new and helpful code actions now available, along with new features from Debugger, Maven and CheckStyle. Try these new features by installing Java Extension Pack with Visual Studio Code. See below for more details! Java 12 ...
AI-assisted coding comes to Java with Visual Studio IntelliCode
AI-assisted coding comes to Java with Visual Studio IntelliCode
Visual Studio IntelliCode is a set of AI-assisted capabilities that aims to improve developer productivity with features like AI-assisted IntelliSense and statement completion, code formatting, and style rule inference. During SpringOne 2018, we announced that we will bring those productivity boosters to Java developers and now we’re happy ...
AI-assisted Coding Comes to Java in Visual Studio IntelliCode
AI-assisted Coding Comes to Java in Visual Studio IntelliCode
Visual Studio IntelliCode is a set of AI-assisted capabilities that aims to improve developer productivity with features like contextual IntelliSense, code formatting and style rule inference. We are happy to introduce AI-assisted IntelliSense to Java with IntelliCode Extension for VS Code.
Supporting Jetty for Java in Visual Studio Code
Supporting Jetty for Java in Visual Studio Code
Eclipse Jetty is a popular web server and servlet container in Java community. We’ve released a new Jetty extension for Visual Studio Code that makes it easy to run and deploy WAR packages (Web Application aRchive), operate your Jetty servers, and interact with your application from within the editor. Today this extension includes the ...
Supporting JUnit 5 in Visual Studio Code
Supporting JUnit 5 in Visual Studio Code
After supporting the widely adopted JUnit 4 with the Java Test Runner extension for Visual Studio Code, we’ve received suggestions to add additional test frameworks, like JUnit 5 and TestNG. We’ve added initial support for JUnit 5, including running, debugging test cases as well as test report. Please give us a try and let us know your ...
Hot Code Replacement for Java comes to Visual Studio Code
Hot Code Replacement for Java comes to Visual Studio Code
Hot code replacement (HCR), which doesn't require a restart, is a fast debugging technique in which the Java debugger transmits new class files over the debugging channel to another JVM. With this new feature in Visual Studio Code (VS Code), you can start a debugging session and change a Java file in your development environment, and the ...