Understand how VS Code works with built-in Git integration, and see how to commit and push changes.
- Visual Studio Code ships with integrated support…for the most common Git source control commands.…Even if you're already using another Git client,…having it built into the editor makes certain…types of operations much more efficient.…VS Code leverages your existing installation of Git.…So you'll need to have that installed first.…Now it's beyond the scope of this title to go into detail…about how to install and use Git.…If you need to learn how to use Git and Github,…I recommend that you take a look at…Up and Running with Git and Github by Ray Villalobos.…
If you need to install Git,…make sure that you're using at least version 2.0.…And I'm going to just bring up the terminal here…and type git--version…and you can see that I'm using version 2.10,…so I'm all good to go.…If you want to follow along with this video…to try out the Git features,…you'll need to add the exercise files to a repository.…Now I've already done that with my exercise files.…So I'm all good to go,…but you'll have to make sure that you've checked…
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