Set up Visual Studio Code

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

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  • Download and install VS Code.
  • Create a new file.
  • See an overview of the user interface.
  • Install support for your favorite programming language.
  • Change your keyboard shortcuts and easily migrate from other editors using keymap extensions.
  • Customize your editor with themes.
  • Explore VS Code features in the Interactive Editor Playground.

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Learn more

  • User Interface - View the documentation for VS Code.
  • Setup overview - Documentation for getting up and running with VS Code, including platform-specific setup.