VS Code

15 Interesting VS Code Settings

I’ve been using VS Code for quite some time now. In fact, given the nature of my work recently I’ve found myself spending more time in VS Code than in VS 2017 over the past several months. The “out-of-the-box”, “stock” experience with VS Code is truly fantastic and has provided me with just about all the functionality I’ve needed.

Sure, I’ve added some extensions such as C#, mssql, Babel JavaScript, and transformer to address some gaps but by and large, I’ve found the experience to be more than sufficient for my needs. That said, I recently attended a talk that began by highlighting a dozen or so of the interesting configuration options that can be set to tweak the experience.

Given that I’ve never really paid much attention to the settings I thought I should dive in, look over the nearly 500 settings, and highlight a few which I found most interesting. Although the vast majority are pretty typical for an editor there are plenty that can have a significant impact on the way we work so without further ado, here are my picks for the top 15 most interesting VS Code settings! (more…)