Professional desktop development tool built for IoT, powered by Visual Studio Code
An all-in-one desktop tool for Particle development
Build, debug, and deploy code from a local environment with zero setup
Particle Workbench provides IoT developers with a cross-platform desktop development environment for Windows, macOS, and Linux. Particle Workbench is easy to install, is preconfigured for easy development, and comes with everything you need to build, compile, and deploy code for your Particle-powered products.
#1 code editor
Powered by Microsoft’s industry-leading Visual Studio Code
Supports offline and cloud compilation, plus wireless OTA updates
Comes with access to 3,000+ Device OS libraries for faster development
Customize your workflow with 8,000+ Visual Studio extensions
Powerful features for professional development
Designed for IoT, optimized for Particle
Autocomplete with Intellisense
Get it right the first time with built-in code completion for all Particle Device OS functionality.
Compile and flash even the largest projects locally with Particle’s powerful, pre-configured local toolchain.
Out of box support for step through debugging right in the editor. Works with Particle’s 3rd generation debugger.
Works with Git
Visual Studio Code supports Git and other popular source control providers for easy code collaboration and versioning.
Part of a Suite of IoT Development Tools
A complete portfolio of developer tools to help your technical team build and iterate quickly
An ecosystem of extensions and customizations
Particle development meets your favorite workflow
Particular about your development environment? Browse, download, and install any of more than 8,000 extensions to add support for new coding languages, visual themes, and service integrations to Particle Workbench.
All Visual Studio Code extensions run as separate processes, ensuring they won’t slow down your development experience.
The #1 Choice for Writing Code
Leveraging the open source power of Visual Studio Code
Particle Workbench is built on Visual Studio Code, the industry-leading software development environment from Microsoft.
Visual Studio Code was voted the #1 Most Popular Development Environment in Stack Overflow’s 2018 Developer survey, and has many powerful features to support both embedded and web development.
Visual Studio Code is also open source, enabling an ecosystem of customizable themes and extensions that support development for Particle and beyond.
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