VS Code 1.40 closes 4,600 GitHub issues and adds new features
Visual Studio Code’s October update has arrived with new features. The source code editor now offers TypeScript 3.7 support, an activity bar indicator for the workbench, and more. The VS Code team also did some November “spring cleaning” and took care of thousands of GitHub issues.
VS Code 1.40 is referred to as a “housekeeping iteration”, as the team focused on issues and pull requests on GitHub. Altogether, they closed 4,622 issues by either triaging or fixing them. Check out the interactive VS Code Issue Tracker by Benjamin Lannon to see how the journey has been going.
Now, let’s have a look at some of the highlights in VS Code 1.40.