Note: a 100% “Open Source” version of Visual Studio Code is now available. User tracking has been removed . . otherwise it’s identical.
See here: Article re Visual Studio Code – Open Source Version
Original post is below:
One of our current club members asked me about this app a couple months ago. Here is some updated info on it in case it’s still needed:
Visual Studio Code . . . Update Article
Win10 updates article by Chris Hoffman. Nice to see Microsoft is bit by bit adding basic & established OS design features (such as giving users much more control over updates). It took change at the top . .
HTG Link re Win10 May 2019
As RedHat is now officially a part of IBM, this will make SUSE the largest independent Linux OS company . . growing at 15% annually.
They still put out one of the best Linux distros . . . very polished and stable with additional gui tools for managing the desktop. I think I’ll install it again on my 500 Gig SanDisk portable SSD and demo it at a future meeting.
So, if curious, the big 3 Linux companies world wide are:
RedHat (IBM) (USA)
SUSE (Independent) (Germany)
Ubuntu (Canonical) (UK)
Link to ZDNet blog re Suse
Microsoft Office Dominates Most Exploited List
From Kelly at Dark Reading (a high-tech Security publication)
Link to DR on top 10 malware vectors
Solid HTG blog by our OTC friend . . Chris Hoffman. Covers new info about features of Cloud based storage for both free-loaders and and paying customers.
HTG Blog re Dropbox Alternatives . . .
For our “Android OS” enthusiasts, the Android weekly blog should be a key component of your reading file . . . lot’s of info about new Android features
HTG Article re Android Q Update & Features
A really nice feature that simplifies sharing of any type of file, especially photos. Saves space if you’re already using Dropbox, Google Drive or a similar Cloud Storage service.
Files are encrypted and share options can be customized. Will be trying this and we can test at our next OTC meeting by having someone at the meeting do a demo download.