Install

Download and install here.

Extensions

You can find easily with their names in the marketplace (builtin with VSC)

Enable font ligatures[ref]

For example, you type = + >, it becomes .

  1. Download Fira Code Font.
  2. Extract and then install the font after that.
    {
     "editor.fontFamily": "'Fira Code', 'Consolas', 'Courier New', monospace",
     "editor.fontLigatures": true
    }
    
  3. Reload VSC.

💡 If you only wanna apply this setting for some file format, you can click on the language at the bottom right of VSC, then click Configure ‘Markdown’ language based setting.

Regular Expression

  • Using regular expression in Visual Studio (Code) ⇾ ref
  • Replace current bit.ly text with its same url:
    • Find: (http://bit.ly.*) (Enable .*)
    • Replace: [$1]($1)

Exlude files/folders in file search Visual Studio Code (VSC)

Go to Preferences > Settings > search exclude and modify inside section Search: Exclude. More patterns can be found here.

Below is an example list,

**/node_modules
**/bower_components
**/*.code-search
**/_site
**/.jekyll-cache
**/.sass-cache
**/*.ico
**/*.png
**/*.ipynb
**/*.jpg
**/*.jpeg
**/*.svg

Connect ssh folders in VSC

Read this tutorial.

Settings

{
    "editor.tabSize": 4,
    "editor.fontSize": 13,
    "editor.rulers": [100],
    "search.exclude": {
        "**/_site": true,
        "**/.jekyll-cache": true,
        "**/.sass-cache": true,
        "**/*.ico": true,
        "**/*.ipynb": true,
        "**/*.jpeg": true,
        "**/*.jpg": true,
        "**/*.png": true,
        "**/*.svg": true
    },
    "explorer.confirmDelete": true,
    "editor.minimap.enabled": false,
}