Visual Studio 2022 is now in preview, set to release in November 2021 alongside .NET 6, which it will support. It includes many new features and improvements, such as AI IntelliCode that can auto-complete chunks of code for you.
Editing files stored on a remote server doesn’t need to be a clunky mess of shell commands and basic text editors. Visual Studio Code is one of the most popular developer IDEs and an officially supported extension lets you add SSH connections to your workspace.
I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, and that meant I grew up with computers. Our first home computer was an Apple II, and my brother and I taught ourselves about BASIC programming on the Apple. I wrote a lot of games and math puzzles, because that’s really the limit of AppleSoft BASIC programming.
Visual Studio Code v1.57 launched in May 2021 with a new “Workspace Trust” feature. This is a security mechanism which helps you avoid accidental code execution when you can’t trust a repository’s origins.