Why Is Vscode So Popular

There are a lot of editor’s in today’s age, most popular ones being Atom, VIM (and it’s derivatives), Emacs, Sublime Text, Notepad++, the list goes on, but one seems to have “taken the crown” since it’s release, and that happens to be Visual Studio Code, otherwise known as VSCode, but why exactly is it so popular, what benefits does it have over other editors, let’s discuss exactly that. Ecosystem One major upside VSCode has over other editors is it’s large extension and theme ecosystem, there is editors like Atom that also have a large ecosystem of themes and extensions, but from what I can tell, VSCode’s has grown massively and has probably, from my knowledge grown larger than any other editor’s ecosystem by a fair margin....

January 10, 2021 · 4 min · Hanna Rose