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13. Working with Visual Studio Code

Adam Freeman

(1)London, UK

In this chapter, I show you how to create an ASP.NET Core MVC application using Visual Studio Code, which is an open source, cross-platform editor produced by Microsoft. Despite the name, Visual Studio Code is unrelated to Visual Studio and is based on the Electron framework, which is used by the Atom editor popular with developers of other web application frameworks such as Angular.

Visual Studio Code supports Windows, macOS, and the most popular Linux distributions. Visual Studio Code has matured into a useful and fully featured development environment, even if it lacks all of the ...

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