Nsight Visual Studio Code Edition 2023.1 is now available!

New in NVIDIA Nsight Visual Studio Code Edition 2023.1

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where Nsight VSCode Edition was not able to set breakpoints and debug in delayed module load scenarios (for example, in CUDA Driver API applications).
  • ​​​​​​​Added additional logging to Nsight Visual Studio Code edition.
  • Fixed a bug where Nsight Visual Studio Code Edition attempted to read ptrace_scope on systems where it was not present.

Intended for Use With

  • CUDA Debugger
    See cuda-gdb release notes in the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 12.0 Update 1.
  • IDE Host
    Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.75.0 (and later)
  • Toolkit
    NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 12.0 Update 1 (and later)
  • Driver
    NVIDIA 525.85.12 (and later)

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  • CUDA Toolkit : Install the CUDA Toolkit to get important tools for CUDA application development including the NVCC compiler driver and cuda-gdb , the NVIDIA tool for debugging CUDA.
  • Microsoft vscode-cpptools : Install Microsoft’s C/C++ for Visual Studio Code to get Intellisense support for CUDA C++ code. Nsight VS Code Edition will automatically install this extension.

Quick Start

Open or create a new CUDA application.

Create a launch configuration .

Create launch configuration
Create launch configuration833×604 256 KB

Start debugging!

Start debugging
Start debugging833×604 258 KB