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Visual Studio Code C# Extension

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This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 6/30/2019.

C# for Visual Studio Code (powered by OmniSharp)


This extension provides the following features inside VS Code:

  • Lightweight development tools for .NET Core.
  • Great C# editing support, including Syntax Highlighting, IntelliSense, Go to Definition, Find All References, etc.
  • Debugging support for .NET Core (CoreCLR). NOTE: Mono debugging is not supported. Desktop CLR debugging has limited support.
  • Support for project.json and csproj projects on Windows, macOS and Linux.


  • The package always installs the latest version of the extension.
    The version of the Chocolatey package reflects not the version of the extension.

To install Visual Studio Code C# Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install vscode-csharp

To upgrade Visual Studio Code C# Extension, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade vscode-csharp


  • tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    code --install-extension ms-vscode.csharp
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    code --uninstall-extension ms-vscode.csharp

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Visual Studio Code C# Extension 1047 Wednesday, June 20, 2018 approved
Visual Studio Code C# Extension 1.0.0 33331 Wednesday, November 16, 2016 approved

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