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Faster then atom.
Fresher then notepad++.
Freer then sublime text.

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It is actually NOT open source. Its base is open source, you have to compile it yourself since the binary you can download on the official page was actually MODIFIED and under a proprietary license! It's like the relationship between Chrome and Chromium, except that Google NEVER even tried to call the Chrome "open source", but Microsoft indeed does.

The name for the open source application is actually called "Code - OSS Dev".

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Actually, VSCode developers says that "The cool thing about all of this is that you have the choice to use the Visual Studio Code branded product under our license or you can build a version of the tool straight from the vscode repository, under the MIT license.
Here's how it works. When you build from the vscode repository, you can configure the resulting tool by customizing the product.json file. This file controls things like the Gallery endpoints, “Send-a-Smile” endpoints, telemetry endpoints, logos, names, and more.
When we build Visual Studio Code, we do exactly this. We clone the vscode repository, we lay down a customized product.json that has Microsoft specific functionality (telemetry, gallery, logo, etc.), and then produce a build that we release under our license."
They seems to be light and reversible customizations.

[Edited by dany111, December 18]
https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues/60

Things seem to be more complex. See:
https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues/31168#issuecomment-317319063
https://github.com/VSCodium/vscodium/blob/master/DOCS.md#proprietary-debugging-tools
https://github.com/Microsoft/vscode/issues/49159

[Edited by dany111, June 14]

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Great code editor. Don't forget to link it with VSTS for unlimited free private git repositories!

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Perfect integration with multiple languages, fast enough and well planned development.

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You can do code everything here. Everyday new extensions pops out and you can feel free to ask new features. I am using it for a long time. Was always checking alternatives but the vs code always is the winner.

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Very clean interface and packed with features you won't find in notepad++.

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First Choice Code Editor

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I code PHP, HTML, JS, CSS, for me visual studio code replacing Atom, Bracket, Sublime Text. The extension are cool, many choices for day to day work.

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Suddenly, great and fast enough application from Microsoft! As Windows user, I have problems with integration auto-completion solutions in Vim. Visual Studio Code, with some extensions, allows bring almost full fundamental user experience (registers, macros, commands) of Vim and combine it with Windows integration.

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Totally my favorite. Fast, cristalizable, robust, solid, stable, great and active community, auto completion, intuitive interface, a ton of useful extensions, excellent.

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Great tool and actually using it on " Windows 10 Pro " Works like a charm and I consider it's good alternative to " notepad++ "

the thing is that I hate Microsoft telemetry this application has option to disable in option still not sure, can fully disable it on firefox so not giving this app internet connection as it's not needed, but some cases you want to use plugin or update the app you need to give it internet connection.

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It is a comprehensive light-weight IDE. It has a lot of useful extensions.

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Hands down best editor I have ever used. I may use a little more RAM than atom or sublime, but the features and functionality that accompany make it well worth it. If it wasn't designed and maintained and controlled by Windows ....eww... I would give it a 10.5 out of 10, alas I will give it 3 stars.

[Edited by alexprange, April 11]

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There is no need for technical support for your app. Too many levels of nesting and extra work as for a simple text editor. Yes, the simplicity for ordinary JS developers helps them to create a bunch of plugins, but unfortunately, I haven’t found anything good in this editor yet. Neither do debug seriously, nor compile something, nor normally quickly edit any files. No, thanks, this program is not for me, although there are many plug-ins in it and it is actively developing and growing. But unfortunately, speed in development is everything, and if we take into account the inconvenience and many unrealized possibilities on other editors, then for me this is a sign that it is necessary to abandon this editor. But I have been installing this editor for over 2 years in the hope that at least something will change. But unfortunately there are no special changes, and there will not be.

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Visual Studio Code was good at first - light and fast. It had all that I needed in a text editor for what I use it. However, it has been updated a lot since I first downloaded and used it. It has become heavier and heavier and slower and slower with every update.

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