Visual Studio Live Share

Real-time collaborative development

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#4 Product of the WeekMay 16, 2018
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It doesn’t matter what type of app you’re building, what language you’re programming in, or what OS you’re on: when you need to collaborate, Live Share will instantly share your project with a teammate. Edit and debug together in real time without teammates needing to clone a repo or set up their environment.

Reviews

  • Hriddhi DeySoftware Engineer, Myntra
    Pros: 

    Brilliant, intuitive, fast, and extremely handy for cross-team collaboration.

    I simply cannot stress on how amazing this is.

    Cons: 

    The command palette feels limited on shared session. Given how powerful VSCode is subject to usage of commands & extensions, bit of a blip.

    If the command palette's behavior is figured out to unlock full potential, I strongly believe that post this, there is no way any other IDE can even come remotely close to competing with this.

    Hriddhi Dey has used this product for one day.
  • Bob TroiaEntrepreneur, Emerging Tech
    Pros: 

    Remote pair programming! 🎉

    Cons: 

    Can we please get Skype integration? Also, the UI integration for launching/managing sessions could be improved. But a great start!

    Been using since the private beta and it's been amazing tool for distributed teams.

    Bob Troia has used this product for one month.

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Ashutosh PriyadarshyHunterPro@thepriyadarshy · CEO @ Sunsama
Super stoked for this to be publicly available. This is one of the final steps in making fully remote development as good as in office development.
Neil Lee@neilio · Product designer
How does this compare to Atom's Teletype? Same thing, but for VS?
Max@rdev · JS Developer
Now bring it to VS Code :D
Ben Potter@bpmct · High school developer/marketer
@rdev It actually is on VSCode too!
Joost Schuur@joostschuur · Platform Evangelist, Playmob
Matteo Gavagnin@macteo · I love to imagine, design and create
This seems excellent
Graeme Fulton@graeme_fulton · Making Prototypr.io and emailOtter 🐭
very cool