People love Visual Studio Code for its superfast performance, lightweight and responsive feel and vibrant open source community. This experience is now available for Java developers thanks to seamless extensions contributed by individuals and companies such as Red Hat, Microsoft and Pivotal. This session will show you how to combine select independent VS Code extensions to create a lightweight working environment for joyful Java development yet powerful enough, where it counts the most, to match the feature richness of existing IDEs.
This sessions shows how you can use Visual Studio Code to develop in Java. It guides you through a curated selection extensions so you can later explore them based on your own needs. We will demonstrate key features including code navigation, editing, refactoring, debugging testing and much more. The session will also introduce a couple new features in VS Code to further boost your productivity with AI-assisted IntelliSense, real-time collaborative development as well as remote development tools.