Red Hat is extending java Developer’s capability to make use of Visual Studio Code editor. Using the latest protocol for Language and IDE interoperability.
Java language support Extension was included in Visual Studio marketplace by Red Hat in its latest release. This extension is based on Red Hat's Java language server.
Red Hat’s Java language support extension to the visual studio marketplace was made official in the latest release. Java language support extension is based on Language server protocol. Recently this protocol was forged by Red Hat, Microsoft, and CodEnvy.This protocol is based on JSON-RPC 2.0, this protocol explains about data structures and call’s implementation in common language functionality on IDE and editors.
According to Gorkem Ercan, “this extension allows java language’s “brilliance” for Visual Studio Code”. When the extension is added in the editor, VS code can help developers with the features like code completion, error reporting while coding, code formatting these kinds of features are adapted to form IDE’s such as Red Hat JBoss Developer Studio. If the extension not added, VS code can only support syntax coloring while writing Java code.
Features like debugging, task running, and version control are offered by Visual Studio Code, it is proposed for fast coding, developing and debugging while giving off many of the complicated workflows to IDE’s with many more features.
Features like Javadoc hovers and highlights, reporting compilation errors while coding, code completion, navigation, formatting and outline, Maven based project support and codelen are supported by this initial release of the extension.To know more in detail about Visual Studio Code for Java Programming https://code.visualstudio.com/