After downloading, install VS Code and open it. From now on, you can also open projects from the command line:
There are many useful extensions for VS Code, and which one to install depends on your tech stack. Check the extensions marketplace for the most popular ones.
To increase productivity, you should learn the most important shortcuts:
CMD + P # search project filesCMD + Shift + P # execute commandsCMD + , # open VS Code settings
First, open the command pallette using
CMD + Shift + P. Then, type the command you want to execute, for example:
> Toggle Block Comment> Restart Typescript Server> Format Document With ...> Emmet: Wrap with Abbreviation # wraps the selected HTML with the a new HTML tag
GitHub Copilot is an AI pair programmer for VS Code. It helps you write code faster by suggesting whole lines or entire functions right inside your editor. Follow this guide to install it.