Gain mastery of the advanced code editing features of VS Code, such as automatic formatting.
- [Instructor] In this chapter, we're going to take a look…at some of the more advanced editing capabilities…of VS Code.…Some of these features might seem pretty new to you,…such as using multiple selections or Emmett snippets.…But they can be really great productivity boosters…if you learn to use them well.…Let's start by taking a look…at some of the nice helper features that VS Code provides.…I'll create a new file, but I won't save it just yet,…and then I'll just start typing some content…and then I'll accidentally quit my app.…Oh, no, I just lost my work.…I'm totally hosed now, right?…Wrong, VS Code has a feature named Hot Exit…that will remember the content of unsaved files.…
If I start the app up again,…you can see that I get my untitled document back…with everything that I've typed.…The Hot Exit feature is something…that you can also configure in the Settings.…Let's bring up the Settings and let's look for hot.…You can see right here that the hotExit is configurable,…and you can either do onExit, turn it off,…
Joe Marini kicks off the course by taking you through the app's user interface, and showing how to work with its basic editing features. Next, Joe demonstrates how to customize VS Code by configuring preferences, setting your own keyboard shortcuts, and working with snippets. He also explains how to maximize your productivity by installing and managing extensions from the Visual Studio Marketplace. Plus, he discusses how VS Code works with folders and collections of files, helps you understand the IntelliSense feature, and dives into the app's advanced code editing features, such as automatic formatting.
- Installing Visual Studio Code
- The VS Code UI
- Understand how VS Code works with built-in Git integration
- Customizing VS Code
- Configuring preferences
- Setting keyboard shortcuts
- Using extensions
- Working with snippets
- Using VS Code to edit different parts of the same file
- Using multiple selections
- Understanding how VS Code works with JSON files