Visual Studio Code Can Do That?

Why is Visual Studio Code (VS Code) so popular, and do we really need another text editor?

Smashing Magazine
Jul 11, 2018 · 14 min read

By Burke Holland

About two years ago, I begrudgingly opened Visual Studio Code (VS Code) for the first time. The only reason I even did so is that I was working on a TypeScript project (also quite begrudgingly) and I was tired of fighting with the editor and the compiler and all of the settings that I needed to make a TypeScript project work. Someone mentioned to me that TypeScript “just works” in VS…

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