Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


Best for: code editing, GitLab integration


  • Extremely popular
  • Vast number of extensions, including an official GitLab extension
  • Language server protocol (LSP) was designed for vscode

A powerful editor, suitable for all kinds of editing, with a shallow learning curve. The LSP system was designed for vscode, so vscode has excellent support for this transformational technology.

Last modified August 2, 2023: Fix markdown lint errors (78cb7eda)