Microsoft announced the launch of Visual Studio Code, a cross platform code editor for web and cloud applications. This code editor will run in Windows, OS X and Linux as well! This is for the first time MIcrosoft comes up with a cross-platform editor and shows they are appreciating the open source community.
How To Install Visual Studio Code
You can install Visual Studio Code by using Ubuntu Make. To install Ubuntu Make, run below commands from terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-desktop/ubuntu-make
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-make
Once Ubuntu Make is installed, run below commands in terminal.
umake web visual-studio-code
You can also get the installation files from Microsoft website
Search for Visual Studio Code from Dash.
Go to Applications -> Programming -> Visual Studio Code if you are using Gnome.