Roam Research vs Visual Studio Code

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Pros of Roam Research
Pros of Visual Studio Code
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    • 340
      Powerful multilanguage IDE
    • 308
      Fast
    • 193
      Front-end develop out of the box
    • 158
      Support TypeScript IntelliSense
    • 142
      Very basic but free
    • 126
      Git integration
    • 106
      Intellisense
    • 78
      Faster than Atom
    • 53
      Better ui, easy plugins, and nice git integration
    • 45
      Great Refactoring Tools
    • 44
      Good Plugins
    • 42
      Terminal
    • 38
      Superb markdown support
    • 36
      Open Source
    • 35
      Extensions
    • 26
      Awesome UI
    • 26
      Large & up-to-date extension community
    • 24
      Powerful and fast
    • 22
      Portable
    • 18
      Best editor
    • 18
      Best code editor
    • 17
      Easy to get started with
    • 15
      Lots of extensions
    • 15
      Good for begginers
    • 15
      Crossplatform
    • 15
      Built on Electron
    • 14
      Open, cross-platform, fast, monthly updates
    • 14
      Extensions for everything
    • 14
      All Languages Support
    • 13
      Easy to use and learn
    • 12
      Extensible
    • 12
      "fast, stable & easy to use"
    • 11
      Ui design is great
    • 11
      Useful for begginer
    • 11
      Totally customizable
    • 11
      Git out of the box
    • 11
      Faster edit for slow computer
    • 10
      SSH support
    • 10
      Great community
    • 10
      Fast Startup
    • 9
      Great language support
    • 9
      It has terminal and there are lots of shortcuts in it
    • 9
      Works With Almost EveryThing You Need
    • 9
      Powerful Debugger
    • 8
      Can compile and run .py files
    • 8
      Python extension is fast
    • 7
      Great document formater
    • 7
      Features rich
    • 6
      He is not Michael
    • 6
      Awesome multi cursor support
    • 6
      She is not Rachel
    • 6
      Extension Echosystem
    • 5
      VSCode.pro Course makes it easy to learn
    • 5
      SFTP Workspace
    • 5
      Very proffesional
    • 5
      Language server client
    • 5
      Easy azure
    • 4
      Has better support and more extentions for debugging
    • 4
      Supports lots of operating systems
    • 4
      Virtualenv integration
    • 4
      Excellent as git difftool and mergetool
    • 3
      Emmet preinstalled
    • 3
      More tools to integrate with vs
    • 3
      Has more than enough languages for any developer
    • 3
      Better autocompletes than Atom
    • 3
      'batteries included'
    • 2
      Microsoft
    • 2
      Light
    • 2
      Big extension marketplace
    • 2
      CMake support with autocomplete
    • 2
      Fast and ruby is built right in
    • 2
      VS Code Server: Browser version of VS Code
    • 2
      Customizable

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    Cons of Roam Research
    Cons of Visual Studio Code
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      • 46
        Slow startup
      • 29
        Resource hog at times
      • 20
        Poor refactoring
      • 13
        Poor UI Designer
      • 11
        Weak Ui design tools
      • 10
        Poor autocomplete
      • 8
        Super Slow
      • 8
        Huge cpu usage with few installed extension
      • 8
        Microsoft sends telemetry data
      • 7
        Poor in PHP
      • 6
        It's MicroSoft
      • 3
        Poor in Python
      • 3
        No Built in Browser Preview
      • 3
        No color Intergrator
      • 3
        Very basic for java development and buggy at times
      • 3
        No built in live Preview
      • 3
        Electron
      • 2
        Bad Plugin Architecture
      • 2
        Powered by Electron
      • 1
        Terminal does not identify path vars sometimes
      • 1
        Slow C++ Language Server

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      What is Roam Research?

      It is a note-taking tool for networked thought. As easy to use as a document. As powerful as a graph database. It helps you organize your research for the long haul.

      What is Visual Studio Code?

      Build and debug modern web and cloud applications. Code is free and available on your favorite platform - Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows.

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