Visual Studio Code is a popular open source code editor from Microsoft with extension support.


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Using in Nix based projects

If your project provides a flake.nix along with a development shell, it can be developed on VSCode using one of the two ways (prefer the 2nd way):

The .vscode folder

You can persist Nix related extensions & settings for VSCode in the project root’s .vscode folder (see example). This enables other people working on the project to inherit the same environment as you.

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