Announcing the general availability of IntelliCode plus a sneak peek
If you haven’t heard of IntelliCode, it’s a set of AI-assisted capabilities that aims to improve developer productivity with features like contextual IntelliSense, code formatting and style rule inference.
General Availability with Preview Perks
A Quick PEEK: finding repeated edits
Have you ever found yourself making a repeated edit in your code, for instance when you’re refactoring to introduce a new helper function? You might consider creating a regular expression search to find all the places in your code where the change is required – but that seems like a lot of work, so you resign yourself to the tedious and error prone task of going through the code manually. What if an algorithm could track your edits (locally of course), and learn when you were doing something repetitive like that after only a couple of examples? Repeated edit detection does just that, and suggests other places where you need that same change:
This feature is under development right now, and we’re looking to make it available in a future release of IntelliCode.
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Let us know what you think!
IntelliCode has benefitted greatly from all the customer feedback we’ve received in the past year and we hope you’ll help us continue to improve by letting us know how IntelliCode is working for you! Feel free to let us know what you’d like to see next by filing feature requests or reporting issues via Developer Community.