EditorConfig helps developers define and maintain consistent coding styles between different editors and IDEs. Learn how to add an .editorconfig file to a project to opt in for standardized editor settings.
- [Instructor] I'm on a website called editorconfig.org,…which is explaining a concept called the EditorConfig.…You can see on this first paragraph, it says it helps…developers define and maintain consistent coding styles,…and then the key line is, between different editors…and IDEs.…If you are like a lot of developers,…you might work with different editor tools.…Maybe you work with one at work,…yet when you're working on a project on the weekend…for a charity, you work with a different tool.…You could be working with developers across teams,…or on a team, so we need to share the file…and some of our developers are working in one editor,…and other developers are working in another one.…
Regardless of which editor you're in,…you probably have certain standards that your team uses,…or you have personal preferences that you like…in your editors, like how many units to use…for tab space or indent.…Do you use spaces or tabs when you press the tab key?…Let's start by looking at my code in my Program.cs file.…It's pretty simple.…
- Exploring the code editor window and default settings
- Commenting code
- Using hover tips and IntelliSense
- Tracking changes
- Refactoring code
- Formatting and arranging code
- Navigating and inspecting code
- Using the Task List
- Working with snippets and smart tags
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover visualizing code and markup with structure guidelines in Visual Studio 2017; refactor enhancements in Visual Studio 2017; format rules for C# in Visual Studio 2017; format rules for Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2017; smart peek options; and CodeMap in Visual Studio 2017.
1. Work with Code Editors
2. Format Your Code
3. Navigate and Inspect Code
4. Tools for Enhancing Your Coding Sessions
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