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Microsoft Visual Studio Code - App


Microsoft Visual Studio Code is one of the many apps to install for your mac. 
The extensions make the app.  Here are some of the ones you really should consider. 

What extensions to install: 

From the "Code" menu, select "Preferences" and "Extensions"  

For Editing: 

I prefer a vim interface which you can do with Visual Code Studio.  These are the following extensions I like: 
  • Vim: most of your vim command interfaces
  • Spell Right: Gives you access to a spell checker

For Markdown: 

There are three extensions that you might want to look at: 

For Python:

It kind of does this for you, so you might not need to do this on your own.  

Syntax Coloring: 

(need to add more to this) - How to color code specific parts of code in the editor

The configs are stored in your local .vscode directory: 
cmercier@Balsa ~ $ ll .vscode/
total 8
-rw-r--r--   1 cmercier  staff   695B Nov 14 11:54 argv.json
drwxr-xr-x  10 cmercier  staff   320B Mar 10 12:08 extensions/
cmercier@Balsa ~ $