As part of Microsoft’s focused approach to bring in more value to Cross platform & Open Source based initiatives Microsoft has released Visual Studio Code IDE along with .NET Core runtime for Mac, Linux and Windows.
Quoting from Visual Studio code site:
Visual Studio Code provides developers with a new choice of developer tool that combines the simplicity and streamlined experience of a code editor with the best of what developers need for their core code-edit-debug cycle. Visual Studio Code is the first code editor, and first cross-platform development tool – supporting OSX, Linux, and Windows – in the Visual Studio family.
Read more about it from below references:
- Somasekhar’s Blog Announcing Visual Studio Code and VS2015RC
Visual Studio Code Team blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/b/vscode/