Facebook Started using Visual Studio Code Officially

According to news, Facebook started using the Visual Studio Code officially for its internal developments. There was a plan to use visual studio code from 2018 and finally, the internal team was notified to use the new development environment visual studio code. Visual studio code is a Free and Open source and is one of the most popular developer tools.

Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor that runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Visual studio code comes with built-in support for JavaScript, TypeScript, and Node.js and has a rich ecosystem of extensions for other languages (such as C++, C#, Java, Python, PHP, Go) and runtimes (such as .NET and Unity).

You can also add additional extensions for Python, C, C++, C#, etc, which you can check in the Visual Studio Code market place also.

Previously, Facebook developers use vim, Emacs or there own internal development environment tool called Nuclide. Now, visual studio code is the development tool for the future for the Facebook team.

Now, Facebook is trying to migrate key Nuclide features to Visual Studio Code.

Facebook engineers have installed the development tool on their laptops and most of the development is done directly on individually reserved development servers that live within the company centers.

Facebook is also teaming up with Microsoft to improve the remote-desktop experience with VS Code via remote development Visual Studio Code extensions.

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