Microsoft moves Visual Studio Codespaces to GitHub

Credit: Dreamstime Microsoft’s Visual Studio Codespaces , which provide cloud-hosted development environments on Microsoft Azure , will be incorporated into GitHub Codespaces , which provide hosted Visual Studio Code environments on GitHub. The current Azure-based offering will be retired in February 2021.

Microsoft said the service is moving because, during a preview stage, the company found that transitioning from a repository to a codespace was the most-criticised part of the workflow. The vast majority of users preferred an integrated, native, one-click experience.

GitHub being the home of 50 million developers, Microsoft decided it made sense to partner with GitHub to address […]


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