Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 02

Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 02

Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 02

Today, continuing our series of articles (Part 2) about “software available in the Ubuntu Snap Store”, which already has hundreds of useful, interesting and modern applications; we will explore 3 more apps, whose names are: Visual Studio Code (VSCode), Postman and Notepad++. In order to keep them informed and up to date, with this robust and growing set of applications.

And for those less familiar with Snap packages and the Snap Store, we consider it important to mention again that, Snaps packages are a special type of desktop app packages, the cloud and the IoT field, which are characterized by being easy to install, secure, multi-platform and free of dependencies. Additionally, they are a universal package format developed by Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu distribution. While, The Snap Store is, in essence, an online software store, in the style of the existing GNOME and KDE Community, in order to publicize each of the available apps and how to install them.

Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 01

Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 01

And, before starting this post about the apps from the “Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 02”, we recommend you explore the previous Related content of this series, at the end of reading it:

Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 01
Related article:
Exploring Apps within the Ubuntu Snap Store – Part 01

Snap Store Apps

Snap Store Apps – Part 02

Part 02 about Ubuntu Snap Store apps (Canonical)

Like, in part 1, today in this part 2 we will continue to know Development category apps, and these are the following:

Visual Studio Code (VSCode)

Visual Studio Code (VSCode)

Visual Studio Code (VSCode) is a useful tool that combines the simplicity of a code editor with much of what developers typically need for the core editing, compiling, and debugging cycle of any software. Therefore, it is considered one of the best code editors, free and open source, which also has the advantage of being developed by the Microsoft company. Which distributes it under the MIT license and in the format of a multiplatform app, that is, Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux. Lastly, it is based on Electron and NodeJS for the desktop and runs on the Blink layout engine.

Explore Visual Studio Code (VSCode) in the Snap Store

about Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu 20.04
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Visual Studio Code, install this open source editor on Ubuntu 20.04

Postman

Postman

Postman is an API platform for creating and using APIs. Postman simplifies every step of the API lifecycle and streamlines collaboration so you can build better APIs, faster. Currently, this platform serves more than 30 million developers and 500.000 organizations, mainly thanks to the fact that it is available for users of Mac OS X, Windows, Linux and Chrome.

Explore Postman in the Snap Store

Most popular snaps
Related article:
Canonical takes stock and publishes the most popular snaps by distribution

Notepad++ (Wine)

Notepad++ (Wine)

Notepad++ is a notepad with extra code editing capabilities and compatibility with the most popular programming languages. In addition to being free, it is also free software under the GPL license. The program is based on Scintilla, a source code editing component that brings unique features to facilitate writing, editing and debugging code. And among many features, it allows you to do the following: Highlight syntax within the code, Visually point out errors using signals, Get contextual suggestions to complete the code, Give real-time information about methods and functions to use, and Execute style customizations (visuals).

Explore Notepad++ (Wine) in the Snap Store

We analyze alternatives to Notepad++
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Alternatives to Notepad++ for Linux

The Snap Store catalogs applications using the following categories: Development, Games, Social, Productivity, Utilities, Photo and Video, Server and Cloud, Security, Devices and Internet of Things (IoT), Music and Audio, Entertainment, Art and Design, Books and Reference, Education, Finance, Health and Fitness, News and Weather, Personalization and Science.

Snap Store
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The Snap Store is available as a desktop app for Linux

Summary 2023 - 2024

Summary

In short, if you liked this «part 02 about Snap Store apps», tell us your impressions about it, if you wish, or failing that, about some of the apps discussed today, which were: Visual Studio Code (VSCode), Postman and Notepad++. And soon, we will continue exploring many other applications from the official Ubuntu Software Store (Canonical), to continue spreading the word about this great and increasingly used catalog of apps.

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