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The first official Visual Studio Code Event
January 27, 2021 – Online

Join the Visual Studio Code team and community at a live event just for VS Code users. Get a glimpse of things to come and meet the team who works on VS Code every day.

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Erich Gamma

Erich Gamma, Technical Fellow at Microsoft

Keynote by Erich Gamma

Sana Ajani

VS Code 🔥 Tips and Tricks
Sana Ajani, Program Manager at Microsoft

We'll go over some of our favorite and essential tips, as well as demo some of the newest features and advanced settings for you to customize VS Code to your liking. Whether you are just learning VS Code or are a long-time user, you'll be sure to leave with some new tricks and shortcuts to become more productive while coding.

Yohan Lasorsa

A clean dev env, working every time, everywhere
Yohan Lasorsa, Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft

Did you ever dream of being able to perfectly isolate each of your projects' environment? And to be able to share it easily, to have nothing to do when a newcomer joins your project?
It's now possible with the Visual Studio Remote Development extension! Discover how it works with a live demo, all while keeping my current machine perfectly clean.

Brigit Murtaugh

Remote Development with Visual Studio Code
Brigit Murtaugh, Program Manager at Microsoft

Come and learn how Visual Studio Code empowers developers to work remotely from anywhere. In this session, we'll demo how to use the VS Code Remote extensions to connect to remote environments and build and deploy applications using the same, familiar Visual Studio Code you already know locally.

Chris Heilmann

Bringing Edge's DevTools to VS Code for debugging web apps
Chris Heilmann, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft

When building web apps, developers know they need to switch between the editor and the browser to test their code, and that's a lot of context switches! What if you could use the DevTools from your Chromium-based Edge browser directly in VS Code?
In this session we’ll show you how we were able to bring the DevTools into the editor, and what we had to do to make this complex extension talk to editor and browser and stay accessible and easy to use at the same time.

Claudia Regio

Notebooks in VS Code are getting revamped!
Claudia Regio, Program Manager at Microsoft

We’ve revamped notebooks in VS Code! Come check out how the new notebook editor and complimentary features will improve your data science workflow.

Peter Mckee

Supercharge your Docker development with VS Code
Peter Mckee, Head of Developer Advocacy and Relations at Docker

In this talk, we’ll take a look at streamlining your development workflow and reducing time-consuming context switches, by using Docker and VS Code. We’ll take a look at creating new projects, Dockerfiles and Compose files. We’ll also take a look at building, running and debugging your containers all within VS Code.


Is the event free to attend?

VS Code Day is a free event for the community of VS Code users and developers. The event will be live-streamed at 8am Pacific Time (4pm GMT) on January 27, 2021. The event will be re-streamed, with live chat-based Q&A, the same day at 8pm Pacific Time (4am GMT on January 28).

Do I need to pre-register?

Registration is not required to attend VS Code Day. If you wish to receive email reminders related to this event, you can sign up for updates above (your email will not be used for any other purpose besides communications related to VS Code Day 2021). You can also use the links above to add the events to your calendar.

Will you offer opportunities to interact with speakers and the VS Code team?

Yes! During the live event, which starts at 8am Pacific Time, speakers will be able to answer your questions at the end of each session. Additionally, during both the live event and the later re-stream, members of the VS Code team will be available to answer questions through the event chat.

What is the event's Code of Conduct?

In all of our interactions, we aspire to embody and champion the below values:

Be friendly and welcoming

  • Listen with purpose, create space for others’ communication preferences
  • Ask yourself how you can make someone else’s life easier

Be patient

  • Remember that people have varying communication styles and preferences
  • Recognize that not everyone is using their native language (meaning and tone can be lost in translation)

Be thoughtful

  • Think about how others will interpret your words – productive, clear communication requires effort!
  • Remember that sometimes it is best to refrain entirely from commenting

Be respectful and inclusive

  • Respect differences of opinion
  • Seek to build bridges and understand, not condemn or criticize
  • Make a conscious effort to include people who differ from you

Be open and curious

  • Assume good intent and interpret others’ statements or questions in good faith
  • Ask questions to understand, not denounce
  • Focus on continuous learning - get better at the things you already know, tackle completely new things, and ask others about their expertise to deepen yours

In Summary:

  • Treat everyone with respect, kindness and empathy.
  • Use welcoming and inclusive language.
  • Be thoughtful in how you communicate in person and online.
  • Don’t be destructive or inflammatory.
  • Gracefully accept constructive criticism.
  • Listen with purpose, create space for communication preferences; honor them by shifting to accommodate.

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