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Microsoft has released the May update for Visual Studio Code Java, which includes numerous new features aimed at improving performance, user experience, and Spring Boot integration.



Java on Visual Studio Code - May 2023

Hi everyone, welcome to our May update for Visual Studio Code Java! In this month’s blog, we have tons of new features covering performance improvement, user experience as well as Spring Boot integration, so let’s get started.

Profiles is a recent feature from VS Code that allows you to quickly switch your editor extensions, settings, and UI layout based on your current project or task. Starting in VS Code version 1.78, we have provided two built-in Java profile template for you to use. The two Java profiles are

  • Java General – Provides a good starting point for all general Java work.
  • Java Spring – Provides a good starting point for Spring developers


Java on Visual Studio Code - May 2023 - Microsoft for Java Developers