Microsoft Visual Studio Can Now Debug Linux Apps

Today, at the Microsoft Connect developer event, the company announces that developers will now be able to debug apps running on Linux app as well as on IoT devices with the help of Visual Studio. The company launched a preview of the Visual Studio extension which adds remote debugging by using GDB of the Linux software.
 
A new build has also been published, which adds on to the extension mechanism of the Visual Studio Code. There are around 60 extensions available, which includes new language support, code linters, better debugging and many more.
 
Visual Studio Code will replace the old Visual Studio Gallery, and it will be the single place where you will be able to find extensions for all versions Of Visual Studio, Visual Studio Team Services and Visual Studio Code.
 
Microsoft will now be offering subscription for a new kind of Visual Studio. Currently, Visual Studio Professional and Enterprise are available through MSDN subscription, which is bought annually. However, Microsoft is offering Visual Studio Professional and Enterprise as cloud subscriptions, with monthly as well as annually payment option.
 
The new Visual Studio known as Dev Essentials, includes Visual Studio Community Edition, the free tier of Visual Studio Team Services, and from early 2016, it will also offer monthly Azure credits. It will include everything that you will need to develop for Windows, Android, and iOS.