In November 2019, the public preview version of visual studio online was officially launched. Many months later, Microsoft releasedLatest updates for visual studio Online。 Allison buchholtz Au, program manager at visual studio online, said, "we are pleased to bring you several new features, from enhanced environment configuration and custom dockerfile support to enabling changes to your environment."
To better control environment settings and improve repeatability, the team enabled the Support, and provides more insight into environment creation through the new progress screen. Users can also specify GitHub pull request or branch URL for quick access.
Create an environment using a Dockerfile with a new progress indicator.
Meanwhile, based on user feedback, the development team has extended the default environment configuration to include local debugging for PowerShell, Azure CLI, Go and C, as well as updated .NET Core SDK and improved Python support.
Microsoft also said it had enabled thechangeFunction of environment settings. This allows developers to start with standard instances for editing code and upgrade to advanced instances when more functionality is needed. Users can also change the suspension policy to have more control over the entire lifecycle of the environment.
For plans that users have created but no longer need, they can not only go to azure page to delete plans, but also delete plans through browser and visual studio code.
In addition, the team has now enabled visual studio code insiders in the browser, so users can try out the latest features of visual studio code on the browser or local computer.