Java Extension Pack
Java Extension Pack is a collection of popular extensions that can help write, test and debug Java applications in Visual Studio Code. Check out Java in VS Code to get started.
By installing Java Extension Pack, the following extensions are installed:
📦Language Support for Java™ by Red Hat
- Code Navigation
- Auto Completion
- Code Snippets
📦Debugger for Java
📦Java Test Runner
- Run & Debug JUnit/TestNG Test Cases
📦Maven for Java
- Project Scaffolding
- Custom Goals
📦Java Dependency Viewer
- View Java projects, referenced libraries, resource files, packages, classes, and class members
📦Visual Studio IntelliCode
- AI-assisted development
- Completion list ranked by AI
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Containers and Microservices
You can use
Tomcat and Jetty
Questions & Issues
Each extension mentioned above is a separate open-source project and has its own reporitory. To make things easier, simply
This extension collects telemetry data to help us build a better experience for building Java applications with VS Code. We only collect data on which commands are executed. We do not collect any information about names, addresses, paths, etc. The extension respects the
telemetry.enableTelemetry setting which you can learn more about in our FAQ.