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Kenneth Reitz kennethreitz.org

Reasons to use VS Code for Python development

Kenneth Reitz, well known in the Python community, creator of Requests, and a former Changelogger has been using VS Code for Python development for several months and is giving it the "should use" status. Kenneth writes on his personal blog: I've been using Visual Studio Code daily now (for Python development) for about six months — long enough to give it a thorough review. Before, I was using Sublime Text with a few plugins, which worked very well— but, I am continually shocked at just how good VS Code is, in comparison, and I'd like to share with you my observations / opinions...

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Ives van Hoorne Twitter

"I got Visual Studio Code working in the browser!"

Ives van Hoorne, creator of CodeSandbox, tweeted this and the attached video has already racked up more than 41.5K views! ... This is not only Monaco, this is VSCode itself directly running in the browser with node shims connected to the APIs of CodeSandbox. This means that we can get Grid View, VSCode Extension support, breadcrumbs + more! I'm so excited by this! # I'm close to getting VSCode extensions working in their own web worker, then we'll get things like VIM mode, first class TypeScript support and more! The great thing is that it will work exactly as VSCode, it's literally the same code base. #

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Ives van Hoorne Medium

VSCode themes in CodeSandbox?

Ives van Hoorne writes on Medium: Personalizing color schemes is one of the most important things to have in an code editor. CodeSandbox didn’t have any way to personalize colors in the editor since release, but I’m happy to announce that we do now. The best part is that we were able to reuse a big chunk of logic from VSCode directly and also support any VSCode theme natively in CodeSandbox!

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Eric Amodio github.com

GitLens supercharges the Git capabilities built into VS Code

This thing is packed with features, but the one that really impressed me (and may ultimately lead to me giving VS Code another go) is the Code Lens with inline git blames. Adds an unobtrusive, customizable, and themable, blame annotation at the end of the current line So cool! I do fear that it may become more annoying than useful over time, but you never know until you try.

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Atom jibsen.github.io

Solarized Minimal

We're not new to Solarized, but Solarized Minimal is new to us. Solarized Minimal aims to create a more homogeneous and subtle use of the Solarized palette by assigning colors primarily through the root groups described in the TextMate documentation. Supports: Atom - atom-solarized-minimal-light and atom-solarized-minimal-dark) Visual Studio Code: (vscode-solarized-minimal)

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