/Visual Studio

Bracket Pair Colorization 10,000x Faster

- Henning Dieterichs tl;dr: Bracket colorization was such a popular VS plugin that the team spent significant effort to improve its performance, reducing time taken for colorization to appear in large files from 10 seconds to less than a millisecond. This post discusses the algorithm and architectural behind the improvement.

featured in #256

The Era Of Visual Studio Code

- Roben Kleene tl;dr: Longevity is the critical factor when deciding which tools to adopt. VS Code's longevity has arisen from four factors - it's popular, designed as a platform, accessibility goes beyond a desktop app, backed by a large company.

featured in #207

Announcing Pylance: Fast, Feature-Rich Language Support For Python In Visual Studio Code

- Savannah Ostrowski tl;dr: Includes Type Information, Auto-Imports, Type Checking Diagnostics and more.

featured in #191

Debug Visualizer

- Henning Dieterichs tl;dr: "Extension for visualizing data structures while debugging. Works best with JavaScript/TypeScript."

featured in #174

10 Things To Boost Your Workflow in Visual Studio Code

- Aphinya Dechalert tl;dr: 10 things to help you code faster in Visual Studio including a tech debt tracker, an autocomplete tool, and a live share tool.  Click the link in this tweet to bypass the paywall. 

featured in #163