It is available on many platforms like Windows, Linux, and Mac. However, in this post, I will stick to Windows 10 operating system.
Download and Install
Navigate to https://code.visualstudio.com/Download
Choose Windows and depending on your machine type choose either 32 bit or 64-bit installer.
32bit or 64bit
To know your machine type on Windows 10
Navigate to Start menu >> click on the Settings icon
Type ‘About your PC’ in the search bar.
Check System type for 32 bit or 64-bit operating system.
Download the VSCodeSetup<version>.exe file.
Double click on the installer and go through the wizard screens by clicking on the Next button.
The next screen is the license agreement. Read and Accept the license agreement. Click on the Next button.
Choose the folder to install the IDE and click on the next button.
The next options are to create a Start menu folder, desktop icon, and file associations.
Choose default options and click on the ‘Install’ button to install the IDE.
On successful installation, check the box ‘Launch Visual Studio Code’ option and click on the Finish button.
You can start exploring and begin your journey with VS Code IDE. You can find some useful links on the Welcome screen.