Mercurial vs Visual Studio Code: What are the differences?
Mercurial: A distributed version control system. Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds; Visual Studio Code: Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft. Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.
Mercurial and Visual Studio Code are primarily classified as "Version Control System" and "Text Editor" tools respectively.
"Easy-to-grasp system with nice tools" is the top reason why over 15 developers like Mercurial, while over 237 developers mention "Powerful multilanguage IDE" as the leading cause for choosing Visual Studio Code.
Visual Studio Code is an open source tool with 79.3K GitHub stars and 11.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Visual Studio Code's open source repository on GitHub.
Asana, Microsoft, and Intuit are some of the popular companies that use Visual Studio Code, whereas Mercurial is used by Bitbucket, Deveo, and Performance Assessment Network (PAN). Visual Studio Code has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1134 company stacks & 2379 developers stacks; compared to Mercurial, which is listed in 26 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.
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Visual Studio Code takes writing code to the next level.
There is a great community out there, it is open source, it is lightning fast, and it just works out of the box.
It has a TON of useful extensions that can make the software do just about anything that you can imagine. It has GIT support directly within the software that doesn't require any extra plugins or configuration.
I have been using VS code to develop Angular 2 application, it is great a highly support of Angular Directives and Services within HTML tags. It ease the development process of understanding syntax as a beginner in web development
Don't use but a very cool theme to check out: Winter is Coming Theme
Also, as a developer who prefers using Linux as a workstation OS, I appreciate it being cross-platform.
PrometheanTV builds applications and services utilizing a variety of languages and technologies. The Visual Studio Code IDE is used by various technical staff to build software on a variety of languages supported by the IDE including C#, HTML/CSS/JS, etc.