INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENTS (IDES)
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code is a free, multi-platform, open-source code editor from Microsoft.
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Visual Studio Code has relatively good support for C and C++.
The refactoring capabilities are currently not that great, with the only option for C++ objects is “Rename all occurrences”.
There is no built-in CMake build support (e.g. you can open/build CMake based C/C++ projects in VS Code). However there is CMake syntax highlighting by way of the CMake plugin by twxs.
Shortcut For Switching Between Editor And Terminal
Add the following to
keybindings.json so that you can switch between the editor and the built-in terminal with
Git Ignore File For Visual Studio Code
You may want to include
*.code-workspace files as they can contain cSpell configuration that you wish to share (such as user-added words).
VS Code And vim
The vscodevim plugin provides powerful vim capabilities.
vscodevim does load your
.vim plugins. The best workaround is to implement the plugin functionality using
vscodevim’s settings, or to use the provided emulated plugins. Thankfully, they have emulated some of the most popular plugins such as
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- Visual Studio Code
- VS Code
- key bindings
- keyboard shortcuts
- integrated development environment