Visual Studio Code Live Share

Real-time collaborative development from the comfort of your favorite tools.

If you are a developer and you like to code using Microsoft Visual Studio Code, you will like to test and to use a great extension called Live Share.

To find Live share you can find searching for “Live Share”

Visual Studio Live Share enables you to collaboratively edit and debug with others in real time, regardless what programming languages you’re using or app types you’re building. It allows you to instantly (and securely) share your current project, and then as needed, share debugging sessions, terminal instances, localhost web apps, voice calls, and more! Developers that join your sessions receive all of their editor context from your environment (e.g. language services, debugging), which ensures they can start productively collaborating immediately, without needing to clone any repos or install any SDKs.

Additionally, unlike traditional pair programming, Visual Studio Live Share allows developers to work together, while retaining their personal editor preferences (e.g. theme, keybindings), as well as having their own cursor. This allows you to seamlessly transition between following one another, and being able to explore ideas/tasks on your own. In practice, this ability to work together and independently provides a collaboration experience that is potentially more natural for many common use cases.

How to install

Please visit this link here to learn how to install this extension.

Live Share Demo

See this video for a demo.

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