Java on Visual Studio Code Fixes Lombok Library Issues — Visual Studio Magazine

News Java on Visual Studio Code Fixes Lombok Library Issues The big news in the July 2022 update to Microsoft’s Java on Visual Studio Code extensions is that they all now fully support the Lombok library. Project Lombok is designed to reduce boilerplate code, the amount of which is historically notorious in many Java projects. … Read more

Back-to-School Edition of Java on VS Code Courts Educators, Students — Visual Studio Magazine

News Back-to-School Edition of Java on VS Code Courts Educators, Students In a seasonal twist, Microsoft’s dev team for Java on Visual Studio Code introduced a special education edition in the February 2022 update, courting educators and students with new functionality as classes resume after a winter break. “Many schools are back in session after … Read more

With Microsoft OpenJDK Build, Azure App Service Adds Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0 — Visual Studio Magazine

News With Microsoft OpenJDK Build, Azure App Service Adds Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0 Microsoft’s Azure App Service now supports the company’s own build of OpenJDK, bringing new support for Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0. As part of its big push to further Java development in the Azure cloud, the company last year shipped the … Read more

Azure Developer CLI in Public Preview — Visual Studio Magazine

News Azure Developer CLI in Public Preview A developer-oriented, get-started-on-Azure command-line tool from Microsoft is in a public preview. The Azure Developer CLI (azd) open source project last week emerged from a private preview, positioned as a complementary tool to be used with the Azure CLI, from which it borrows foundational tech and experience. The … Read more

IntelliJ Toolkit Update, Azure Spring Apps Enterprise GA — Visual Studio Magazine

News Java on Azure: IntelliJ Toolkit Update, Azure Spring Apps Enterprise GA Microsoft’s big Java on Azure push is moving forward with an update to the Azure toolkit for the IntelliJ IDE, along with the General Availability status for the Azure Spring Apps Enterprise tier. Speaking of the latter, Azure Spring Apps until recently was … Read more

TypeScript Vaults Ahead of Java to Crack Stack Overflow Top 5 — Visual Studio Magazine

News TypeScript Vaults Ahead of Java to Crack Stack Overflow Top 5 Microsoft’s TypeScript programming language over the past few years has been steadily climbing the popularity rankings in Stack Overflow’s huge annual developer survey, this year knocking off Java to crack the top five. Since 2019, that top five has been dominated by JavaScript, … Read more

What’s New in Visual Studio Code 1.67 (April 2022 Update) — Visual Studio Magazine

News What’s New in Visual Studio Code 1.67 (April 2022 Update) Here’s what’s new in Visual Studio Code 1.67, the April 2022 update, as highlighted by the dev team, with links for full information: Explorer file nesting – Nest generated files under source files in the Explorer: The Explorer now supports nesting related files based … Read more

More Snippet Shortcuts, Optimized Code Completion — Visual Studio Magazine

News Java on VS Code: More Snippet Shortcuts, Optimized Code Completion The regular monthly update to Java on Visual Studio Code sees added shortcut snippets aligning with other editors, optimized code completion, improvements to the Maven build automation tool and more pre-release version of extensions. Microsoft’s Java on Visual Studio Code dev team maintains extensions, … Read more

Java on Visual Studio Code Supports Java 18 — Visual Studio Magazine

News Java on Visual Studio Code Supports Java 18 The regular monthly update to Java on Visual Studio Code adds support for the latest edition of the language, Java 18. Microsoft’s Java on Visual Studio Code dev team maintains extensions, including the Extension Pack for Java (12.4 million installs), which bundles six individual extensions that … Read more

Microsoft Retools ‘Untapped Superpower’ Low-Code Push with Power Pages — Visual Studio Magazine

News Microsoft Retools ‘Untapped Superpower’ Low-Code Push with Power Pages Microsoft is doubling down on its low-code push spearheaded by its Power Platform, just revamped with a new offering called Power Pages for building simple, data-driven web sites. With the addition of Power Pages, the Power Platform now features five main components, with the others … Read more