New Tools and Updates:
- Microsoft is aiming to improve the developer experience by improving the VS extension and writing in Visual Studio 2022. It has created the VSExtensibility repo in Github as a go-to destination for upcoming extension-related announcements, code examples, and documentation on preview features. In addition, Visual Studio will also offer extensions to the Language Server Protocol functionalities, easier extension writing with the Visual Studio community toolkit, etc. More details can be found here.
- Rust 1.55.0 was released with Cargo deduplicating compiler errors, faster and more correct float parsing, stabilized APIs, addition of open range patterns, and updates to std::io::ErrorKind.
- A cross-platform GUI for youtube-dl made in Electron and node.js is now available; its features include the ability to download up to 32 videos synchronously, automatic update of ytdl, etc.