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Pros and Cons of Visual Studio Code vs. Sublime Text 3

Pros and Cons of Visual Studio Code vs. Sublime Text 3Below are personal observations with the VS Code editor as compared to the Sublime Text editor. VS Code: A lightweight IDE Visual Studio Code (VS Code) Sublime Text: A customizable code editor Sublime Text 3.0 (ST3) VS Code: Pro and ConsPro: TypeScript insights are excellent (ST3 insights don't work well at all). Pro: Referential integrity. Con: Bracket-matching cursor sucks, no matter which option I choose. The small thick underscore gave me the least headache, but eventually had to turn them off completely. Con: Pg-Up and Pg-Down scroll the cursor, not the page (inconsistent with most other apps). Con: Insert (overwrite) doesn't work. Con: Can never remember the recent files I actually need; even when just closed. Con: File menu isn't native (no keyboard left/right menu switching). ResultsUse VS Code for my React + TypeScript projects; for its TypeScript insights. Use ST3 for everything else due to its lightweightednes…