Codepunk 018 Visual Studio Code

by Bill Ahern on

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In this episode, we discuss Microsoft's Visual Studio Code as a tool for application development, including it's task runner, command palette, and extension library. Can it be used as a full development environment? What are some of the pros and cons of going all in with it? How terrible is the mini-map?

Born out of the Electron shell, Visual Studio Code gives developers a lightweight text editor, debugger, and build tool that provides a nice complement to Visual Studio proper's more robust IDE.