Visual Studio Code: 1.52.0 Release

Release date:
December 10, 2020
Previous version:
1.51.1 (released November 10, 2020)
Magnitude:
65,606 Line Impact
Contributors:
66 total committers
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Commits:

126 Features Released with 1.52.0

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Release Notes Published

Welcome to the November 2020 release of Visual Studio Code. As announced in the November iteration plan, we continued to focus for two weeks on housekeeping GitHub issues and pull requests as documented in our issue grooming guide. Across all of our VS Code repositories, we closed (either triaged or fixed) 5242 issues, which is even more than during our last housekeeping iteration in October 2019, where we closed 4622 issues. While we closed issues, you created 2937 new issues. The main vscode repository now has 2146 open feature requests and 884 open bugs. In addition, we closed 144 pull requests.

Same as every year, we used the live tracker from Benjamin Lannon to track our progress:

Burn down chart of VS Code issues

After focusing on housekeeping, we have also addressed several feature requests and community pull requests. This resulted in many new features and settings, some of the key highlights include: