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What is the difference between visual studio and visual studio code??

Are they so much different? Which one do you recommend i should use?

20th Jan 2021, 6:09 AM
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Visual Studio is the legacy Microsoft development tool that was written in C++ and runs on Windows. Visual Studio code is open source, written in Javascript and based on electron. It is portable and runs on windows, Mac and Linux. Microsoft even sells a hosted version that runs in your browser. Both are IDEs, but vscode language support is based on plug-ins, and therefore supports many more languages that visual studio. Visual studio pluses : does best what it knows : c++ and c# development Vscode pluses : open source, runs everywhere, thousands of plugins
21st Jan 2021, 10:18 PM
Udi Finkelstein
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Visual Studio Code is an editor while Visual Studio is an IDE.
20th Jan 2021, 6:20 AM
Zohaib 👑
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According to stack share: Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications. On the other hand, Visual Studio Code is detailed as "Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. I would use vscode if you trying to build website with html, css, js, etc. But if you want to use languages like C++ then go with Visual Studio
20th Jan 2021, 6:21 AM
Austin Cuddeback
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You need to intall extension for particular languages you can see on Youtube how configure extension after that you can easily Compile and run your code .
20th Jan 2021, 6:56 AM
A S Raghuvanshi
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And what is the difference between thoseZohaib 👑
20th Jan 2021, 6:21 AM
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I downloaded both vs and vs code. But i didnt know how to compile. There is no compile button
20th Jan 2021, 6:26 AM
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Vs code light wait can run any window But it extension dependent first install extension for your language than you able to work like live server for bootstrap Visual studio heavyweight software, it configuration iis server by default and manay other services i don't know about more language but i work on .net than i prifer visual studio and i also recommen for you
21st Jan 2021, 7:13 PM
Shashank Mishra
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