When you start the editor for the first time you will see the welcome screen:
There is a bar on the left, called Activity Bar, with 5 icons.
That gives access to:
- The Explorer
- Source Control
- Run and Debug
- The Extensions
We’ll explore some of those panels in the other lessons.
But from here you can click around, and for example that “Get Started with VS Code” link is a good starting point:
There’s an onboarding and you can for example pick a new theme:
One important thing this introduces is the command palette, which lists a few useful commands, which you open by pressing the keyboard shortcut
cmd/ctrl+shift+p, or from the menu
View -> Command palette:
You had a quick glance at the power of VS Code.
Lessons this unit:
|1:||▶︎ The interface|
|9:||The command palette|