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Microsoft Open Source Java Debugger for VS Code

via:博客园     time:2017/11/20 17:02:10     readed:795

English original:Microsoft Open Sources Java Debugger for VS Code

Visual Studio Code (many people call it VS Code) is Microsoft's open source cross-platform code editor, which released the Java Debugger in September this year. VS Code now open source Java Debugger code. VS Code natively supports JavaScript, TypeScript and Node.js as they are launched, and can be extended to support a wider range of programming languages ​​such as C ++, C #, Java, Python, PHP, Go, and more. Java is undoubtedly an exception to this list in terms of the breadth of language use.

Last year, Red Hat filled that gap. It's releasedOne for VS Code extensions, Provides support for the Java language. In September this year,Red Hat announcedMore than one million people have downloaded the extension. The current number of downloads has risen to 1.6 million in a month. Red Hat thanked users and contributors, but also reminded people looking forward to "from a friend's debugger tools".

It has been confirmed that this did not expressly "Friends" is Microsoft. One is given after Microsoft follows Red Hat's poststatement, Claiming that they are being releasedJava Debuggerand aJava extension package, All these extensions to Java support will be bundled in one download.

One month later, Xiaokai He, manager of the Java tools and services program at Microsoft, posted that the debugger is "the most watched expansion this month." It has more than 125,000 downloads and Microsoft will open source Java Debugger Extension and back-end Java Debug Server. Now both projects are availableGithubdownload.

He told InfoQ that the goal of VS Code is not only to be a tool for new and occasionally development-friendly or multi-programming Java developers, but also as a full-time, professional Java developer who lets these professional developers Like the other features provided by the code editor. For this reason, we expect Java extensions for VS Code to go one step further, such as providing support for JUnit.

He pointed out that the open source Java extension is very significant, because VS Code itself is open source, and Java Debugger also depends on other open source projects (ieEclipse JDT Language Server). He added that the open source process also helps teams get involved in the Java community and collaborates with Red Hat in creating extensions.

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