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Nayem Rabbi
Nayem Rabbi

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VS Code in the browser

Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is the one of my most favorite code editor I have ever used. Let me explain first what VS Code is... hey wait...🤔 at the cutting edge of technology you never find a developer who don't know about this awesome code editor. By the way,

Visual Studio Code is a lightweight but powerful source code editor which runs on your desktop and is available for Windows, macOS and Linux. It 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 learn more about VS Code from here but recently they release their online IDE like StackBlitz , CodeSandbox , Replit etc. Those tools are also cool 😎 but using VS Code long period of time it easier to me for managing everything with that and the web version of VS Code is same as it is like their desktop version which I used to. You can do almost everything with the web version of VS Code though some extensions are not available now but what they have that's good enough for you.

Lets talk about how can you get the web version of VS Code. It is very simple actually, when you go to https://vscode.dev , 🤯 you'll be presented with a lightweight version of VS Code running fully in the browser. Open a folder on your local machine and start coding.

Happy Coding 💻🚀

So, what can you do on VS Code for the Web? Quite a bit actually…

Now I would like to mention the quote by @chrisdias aptly summarizes the vision behind VS Code.

Bringing VS Code to the browser is the realization of the original vision for the product. It is also the start of a completely new one. An ephemeral editor that is available to anyone with a browser and an internet connection is the foundation for a future where we can truly edit anything from anywhere.

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