Open Source Visual Studio Code Without Trackers now available

Open Source Visual Studio Code Without Trackers now available

An open source version of Visual Studio Code that doesn’t pass telemetry data back to Microsoft has been released. VSCodium aims to offer a more private development experience to Visual Studio developers.  What worries some developers about Visual Studio Code is that it passes telemetry and tracking information back to Microsoft. This can be turned off in the Visual Studio Preferences Settings menu, but some developers in the past have objected that even when they did this, they saw situations where the telemetry servers used by Microsoft were still being contacted. Microsoft’s response was that this was to send the information that telemetry was disabled, but this still annoyed developers. Now…

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