Install VS Code
Installation media for Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is available on the Visual Studio Code download pageOpens in a new tab. Simply download the appropriate build for your platform and follow the installation procedure.
Install the InterSystems ObjectScript Extensions
To develop ObjectScript code using VS Code, you must install the following extensions:
InterSystems Language Server
InterSystems Server Manager
These extension are grouped together in the InterSystems ObjectScript Extension Pack. To install these extensions:
Run VS Code
From within the application, click the extensions button in the Activity Bar on the left edge of the VS Code window:
Type intersystems in the search field to find the relevant extensions in the Marketplace, as illustrated in the following image:
Select the Install button for the InterSystems ObjectScript Extension Pack. Alternatively, you can install each extension independently by selecting the Install button for each of the required extensions.
If you are using an Nginx web server to connect to InterSystems IRIS, you must configure Nginx to use VS CodeOpens in a new tab with the InterSystems ObjectScript Extension Pack.
If you are using a Microsoft IIS web server to connect to InterSystems IRIS, you must ensure the WebDAV module is disabled to use the InterSystems ObjectScript Extension Pack. To debug your code with VS Code, you must enable the WebSockets feature. See Configure IIS to Use VS CodeOpens in a new tab.