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Visual Studio Code Distilled

Evolved Code Editing for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Authors: Del Sole, Alessandro

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  • Practical guidance for getting started with Visual Studio Code, a popular mobile tool used in day-to-day developer scenarios
  • Teaches how to write code in an evolved way, independent of your operating system, programming language, or developer experience
  • Chock-full of examples about working with popular platforms such as .NET Core and Docker, and presents a look forward to recent additions such as support for artificial intelligence
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About this book

Use Visual Studio Code to write and debug code quickly and efficiently on any platform, for any device, using any programming language, and on the operating system of your choice.

Visual Studio Code is an open source and cross-platform development tool that focuses on code editing across a variety of development scenarios, including web, mobile, and cloud development. Visual Studio Code Distilled teaches you how to be immediately productive with Visual Studio Code, from the basics to some of the more complex topics. You will learn how to work on individual code files, complete projects, and come away with an understanding of advanced code-editing features that will help you focus on productivity, and source code collaboration with Git.

What You'll Learn

  • Comprehend Visual Studio Code in a way that is not just theory or a list of features, but an approach driven by developer tasks and needs
  • Understand integrated support for team collaboration with Git for executing and debugging code, and the many ways you can extend and customize VS Code
  • Debug code on multiple platforms though real-world guidance, such as working under corporate networks
  • Expand your coding intelligence from web to mobile to the cloud, and even artificial intelligence
  • Acquire valuable tips, tricks, and suggestions from hard-earned, real-world experience to be more productive

Who This Book Is For

All developers (including JavaScript, Java, NodeJS), not just those with a Microsoft background, who will benefit from learning and using VS code as a cross-platform and cross-language tool.

About the authors

Alessandro Del Sole is Senior Software Engineer for a healthcare company, building mobile apps for doctors and dialysis patients. He has been in the software industry for almost 20 years, focusing on Microsoft technologies such as .NET, C#, Visual Studio, and Xamarin. He has been a trainer, consultant, and a Microsoft MVP since 2008 and is the author of many technical books. He is a Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer, Microsoft Certified Professional, and a Microsoft Programming Specialist in C#.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introducing Visual Studio Code

    Pages 1-17

    Del Sole, Alessandro

  • Getting to Know the Environment

    Pages 19-43

    Del Sole, Alessandro

  • Language Support and Code Editing Features

    Pages 45-76

    Del Sole, Alessandro

  • Working with Files and Folders

    Pages 77-93

    Del Sole, Alessandro

  • Customizing Visual Studio Code

    Pages 95-110

    Del Sole, Alessandro

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4224-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $32.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-4223-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Visual Studio Code Distilled
Book Subtitle
Evolved Code Editing for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Alessandro Del Sole
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-4224-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-4224-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-4223-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 215
Number of Illustrations
127 b/w illustrations
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