C++ Extension For VS Code Is Now Generally Available

C++ extension for Visual Studio Code brings IntelliSense smart code completion, debugging, refactoring, and code navigation for C++ developers in Visual Studio Code.

Recently, Microsoft announced the first generally available release of the C++ extension for VS Code.
 
This release - version 1.0 of the C++ extension for Visual Studio Code - brings a rich set of productivity features to Visual Studio Code for C++ developers, such as IntelliSense smart code completion, debugging, refactoring, and code navigation. And all these features are adaptable to various platforms, architectures and compilers.
 
 
Source: Microsoft
 
Well, version 1.0 of the C++ extension also brings a first-class development experience for Linux on ARM and ARM64, complete with IntelliSense and remote build and debug support. Developers can now develop C++ applications on Raspberry Pi with Visual Studio Code and Remote-SSH.
 
The release also features a new, rich set of C++ formatting settings. All C++ code formatting settings from VS IDE are now supported in VS Code. Additionally, the C++ extension also has built-in EditorConfig support for all these new settings.
 
The team said that the C++ extension offers an abundance of productivity features to boost your coding efficiency including IntelliSense, Code navigation, Refactoring support, Code formatting, Semantic colorization, and Doxygen comment documentation.
 
Semantic colorization provides colorization to variables even in those cases when they are used outside of the scope in which they are declared.