Subcategory: Text Editors
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT (source code), Proprietary (binary files)
First release: April 29, 2015
Visual Studio Code is a streamlined code editor with support for development operations like debugging, task running, and version control. It aims to provide just the tools a developer needs for a quick code-build-debug cycle and leaves more complex workflows to fuller featured IDEs, such as Visual Studio IDE.
VS Code runs on macOS, Linux, and Windows.