Working with SQL Server in Visual Studio Code


Visual Studio Code (VSCode) is a free and light source code editor created by Microsoft. It can be installed in Windows, macOS, or Linux. Note that Visual Studio is not the same as Visual Studio Code. Visual Studio Code is a light software to create and it is free whereas Visual Studio is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE).

You can create HTML code, JavaScript, C#, Python, and SQL Server there. It is a popular tool to create code for developers. As a SQL Server expert, I prefer SSMS to handle my SQL Server databases. However, if you already work with