Setup and Basics of VS Code

In this tutorial, we walk you through setting up Visual Studio Code and give an overview of the basic features.


  • Download and install VS Code.
  • Practice Quick Open and using the Command Palette.
  • A quick orientation around the editor.

Learn More

  • The Basics - View the documentation for the basics of VS Code.
  • Setup Overview - Documentation for getting up and running with VS Code, including platform specific setup.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts - Customize your own shortcuts, download a reference sheet, or install a Keymap extension.

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