Visual Studio, also known as vscode, is a free code/text editor from Microsoft. It has many features as a text editor. It includes installing plugins to even make your task faster. If you are using Azure platform as your Cloud Provider, Visual Studio Code has a lot of extensions.

If you are starting out on Azure CLI, check out this guide on how to install it on Ubuntu.



  • Ubuntu 18.04



01. Install via snap

$ sudo snap install code --classic


02. Open either from the launcher or via the command line

Via launcher


Via command line

$ code



03. There are a lot of extensions that can be installed. Below are samples that are just for Azure, and there are many more. And if you want to start provisioning resources follow this link.

Previous Quantum – A Double-Edged Sword For Cryptography
Next Microsoft Build 2019 | Closing the key gaps of serverless with Azure Functions