Develop web applications with Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

Learn how to develop apps with Visual Studio Code, and use its features to create and test a basic web application.

Learning objectives

In this module you will:

  • Learn the key features of Visual Studio Code.
  • Download and install Visual Studio Code.
  • Install extensions for basic web development.
  • Use the basic editor functionality of Visual Studio Code.
  • Write and test a basic web app.


A computer that's running one of the following operating systems:

  • Windows 10 or later
  • macOS 10.9 or later
  • Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, Fedora, or SUSE