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Coding in JavaScript, C/C++, HTML/CSS, or something else? Simply download VS Code on any platform and choose the extensions yourself.

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Coding in Java?

To help you set up quickly, install the Coding Pack for Java. This includes VS Code, the Java Development Kit (JDK), and essential Java extensions, all in one!

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Coding in Python?

Install the Coding Pack for Python! This will set up VS Code, your Python environment and libraries, and essential extensions like LiveShare, all at once!

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Teach and collaborate remotely with Live Share

  • Edit and debug your code with others in real-time
  • Use the chat and call features to ask questions or discuss ideas together
  • Invite multiple people to join your coding session and write code together

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Learn at your own pace

Learn at your own pace.

  • Inline code suggestions and debugger help you fix errors
  • Make it yours with favorite color themes, fonts, and icons
  • Automate simple tasks once you’ve got the basics down

Set yourself up for success

  • Prep for your career with the most popular coding editor
  • Side-by-side view shows your coding progress over time
  • Post your work on GitHub to show the tech community what you can do