Visual Studio Code Insiders (Install)

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1.61.0.20211004 | Updated: 04 Oct 2021

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Visual Studio Code Insiders (Install) 1.61.0.20211004

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Visual Studio Code Insiders (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Visual Studio Code Insiders (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall Visual Studio Code Insiders (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade vscode-insiders.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.61.0.20211004'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade vscode-insiders.install -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.61.0.20211004'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install vscode-insiders.install
  win_chocolatey:
    name: vscode-insiders.install
    version: '1.61.0.20211004'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'vscode-insiders.install' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.61.0.20211004'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller vscode-insiders.install
{
    Name     = "vscode-insiders.install"
    Version  = "1.61.0.20211004"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'vscode-insiders.install':
  ensure   => '1.61.0.20211004',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 04 Oct 2021.

Description

Visual Studio Code Insiders is the pre-release build of Visual Studio Code.

Visual Studio Code is a code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. It's free, build on open source and available on your favorite platform - Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Features

  • Meet IntelliSense: Go beyond syntax highlighting and autocomplete with IntelliSense, which provides smart completions based on variable types, function definitions, and imported modules.
  • Print statement debugging is a thing of the past: Debug code right from the editor. Launch or attach to your running apps and debug with break points, call stacks, and an interactive console.
  • Git commands built-in: Working with Git and other SCM providers has never been easier. Review diffs, stage files, and make commits right from the editor. Push and pull from any hosted SCM service.
  • Extensible and customizable: Want even more features? Install extensions to add new languages, themes, debuggers, and to connect to additional services. Extensions run in separate processes, ensuring they won't slow down your editor. Learn more about extensions.
  • Deploy with confidence and ease: With Microsoft Azure you can deploy and host your React, Angular, Vue, Node, Python (and more!) sites, store and query relational and document based data, and scale with serverless computing, all with ease, all from within VS Code.

Package parameters

  • /NoDesktopIcon - Don't add a desktop icon.
  • /NoQuicklaunchIcon - Don't add an icon to the QuickLaunch area.
  • /NoContextMenuFiles - Don't add an Open with Code Insiders entry to the context menu for files.
  • /NoContextMenuFolders - Dont't add an Open with Code Insiders entry to the context menu for folders.
  • /DontAssociateWithFiles - Dont't associate Visual Studio Code Insiders with supported files.
  • /DontAddToPath - Don't add Visual Studio Code Insiders to the system PATH.

Example: choco install vscode-insiders.install --params "/NoDesktopIcon /DontAddToPath"

Notes

screenshot


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
. $toolsPath\helpers.ps1

Close-VSCodeInsiders

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
function Get-MergeTasks {
  $t = "!runCode"
  $t += ', ' + '!' * $pp.NoDesktopIcon + 'desktopicon'
  $t += ', ' + '!' * $pp.NoQuicklaunchIcon + 'quicklaunchicon'
  $t += ', ' + '!' * $pp.NoContextMenuFiles + 'addcontextmenufiles'
  $t += ', ' + '!' * $pp.NoContextMenuFolders + 'addcontextmenufolders'
  $t += ', ' + '!' * $pp.DontAssociateWithFiles + 'associatewithfiles'
  $t += ', ' + '!' * $pp.DontAddToPath + 'addtopath'

  Write-Host "Merge Tasks: $t"
  $t
}

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = "$env:ChocolateyPackageName"
  fileType       = 'exe'
  url            = 'https://az764295.vo.msecnd.net/insider/a4342f3addc29f405a5cb4aab359b0b98223411e/VSCodeSetup-ia32-1.61.0-insider.exe'
  url64bit       = 'https://az764295.vo.msecnd.net/insider/a4342f3addc29f405a5cb4aab359b0b98223411e/VSCodeSetup-x64-1.61.0-insider.exe'

  softwareName   = 'Microsoft Visual Studio Code Insiders'

  checksum       = '44e4b559ced613dfa7dfaab8a11d46f7abfaa30a78144eff570a9c4fa6399dabcfe31d11c46e27b52945f0181574a86bb9c1a3b44d6233461a393a4948099721'
  checksumType   = 'sha512'
  checksum64     = 'f2ff316c13900b2746eb0344a80ad924f9df6516ba24c2bb7faea22a462d66b128a19259145ae8df6b40f98335887f7711066f4738b8790be2599aac1eec29d6'
  checksumType64 = 'sha512'

  silentArgs     = '/verysilent /suppressmsgboxes /mergetasks="{0}" /log="{1}\install.log"' -f (Get-MergeTasks), (Get-PackageCacheLocation)
  validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1
$toolsPath = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
. $toolsPath\helpers.ps1

Close-VSCodeInsiders
tools\helpers.ps1
function Close-VSCodeInsiders {
  $processName = 'Code - Insiders'
  if (Get-Process $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) {
    Write-Host "Closing $processName"
    Get-Process $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | ForEach-Object { $_.CloseMainWindow() | Out-Null }
    Start-Sleep 1
    Get-Process $processName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Stop-Process  #in case gracefull shutdown did not succeed, try hard kill
  }
}

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