Microsoft knows how to keep eager developers waiting and waiting. For approximately one year, the company has kept its cross-platform text editor for developers in beta. That all changed now that Microsoft has released version 1.0 of Visual Studio Code. In spite of the long delay, the text editor has already proven popular with developers. According to Microsoftâ€™s own figures, two million developers have installed VSC, another half-million developers have been regularly using it every month.