This tutorial will help you to install Visual Studio Code on macOS operating system using Homebrew.
Step 1 – Prerequisites
Before starting the installation of Visual Studio Code editor using this tutorial you must have the following prerequisites
- Terminal: You must have Mac Terminal access and little knowledge about working with the terminal application.
- Homebrew: Homebrew is a popular package management tools used for installing most open-source software like Node. Here is the Homebrew installation tutorial
Step 2 – Install Visual Studio Code on macOS
First, fetch the latest version of homebrew and formula. Then tap the Caskroom/Cask repository from Github. After that search for the visual-studio-code package.
brew update brew tap caskroom/cask brew cask search visual-studio-code
Then install Visual Studio Code by running the following command.
brew cask install visual-studio-code
Wait for the installation complete
Step 3 – Launch Application
After completing the installation of Visual Studio Code, launch it on your macOS system. After that, you can add the required extensions for your application.
All done. Let’s start with the development.