Developers need the best tools for the job. This is why the Kubuntu Focus comes with integrated support for JetBrains IDEs as well as easy installation for Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
Kubuntu Focus computers come pre-installed with JetBrains Toolbox, which includes several IDEs for whatever development situation is needed. Additionally, we also provide integration in the desktop environment with file manager integration and KRunner integration (accessed with alt-space, functions much like Apple's Spotlight). JetBrains IDE solutions are used by developers worldwide and come highly recommended.
For more information about JetBrains or their IDEs, please visit their website.
Another popular development environment is the free Microsoft Visual Studio Code. With thousands of extensions, it has become an extremely popular development environment. Although it was originally billed as a "text editor" it has become extremely powerful as a result of its thousands of community-contributed extensions. This allows it to work as an all-in-one IDE with support for many different languages in a single project.
If you wish to use the VSCode Settings Sync feature, you will require
libsecret capability. This can be provided by KeePassXC which is installed by default on all Kubuntu Focus systems. Please see the guide found here.
For more information, please visit the Visual Studio Code website.
Kubuntu comes with the advanced text editor Kate, which has most features you'd find in an IDE, such as context highlighting and git integration. It is able to support context highlighting for a plethora of languages and is very popular for quick edits.
For more information, visit kate.org
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2022-03-21 06240af7Add VSCode setting sync advice
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