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Roadmap

Chuck Lantz edited this page Dec 22, 2019 · 3 revisions

The Visual Studio Code Remote Roadmap 2020 - DRAFT

This is the Roadmap for the VS Code Remote extensions. This page complements the VS Code roadmap 2020.

Legend of annotations:

Mark Description
bullet work not started
check mark work completed
:runner: on-going work
:muscle: stretch goal

Core

  • Support to install an extension in a remote context without requiring to reload the window
  • Support Windows ARM64 for the VS Code Server
  • Provide better support for customizing the Reconnect dialog

SSH

  • :runner: Support servers running on macOS and Windows
  • Investigate improved offline experience
  • Investigate how to best support using dev containers on your SSH remote

WSL

  • Support Reveal in Windows Explorer for files an folders shown in the explorer of the remote window
  • Investigate improved offline experience
  • Investigate how to best support using dev containers within WSL

Containers

  • Support for sharing of 'dotfiles'.
  • Investigate running in a container without any devcontainer.json file.
  • Simplify adding an extension installed in the container to the devcontainer.json file.
  • Support to launch a Remote - Container window from the CLI
  • Improve the experience when iterating on a Dockerfile or a devcontainer.json.
  • Augment devcontainer.json format to eliminate scenario blockers, e.g. buildArgs
  • :runner: Improve performance of opening new containers with pre-built images

Explorations

  • VS Code Remote support for Kubernetes
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