Switching From VSCode to DOOM Emacs Recently. Here's My Experience

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  • vscode-js-debug

    The VS Code JavaScript debugger

    Debugging experience ain't all that great on Emacs when compared to VSCode. VSCode just simply wins here. Due to some technical complications, Emacs doesn't support VSCode js-debugger. It does support an older chrome debugger which might or might not work for most. I honestly didn't test it that much. Also, for a debugging workflow, I find it easier to use a mouse than a keyboard. I have been looking at how I can port the js-debugger to Emacs but I'm not sure if I have the necessary skills (BUT I'd still learn a lot). So for debugging I have been relying on VSCode.

  • doom-nvim

    A Neovim configuration for the advanced martian hacker [Moved to: https://github.com/doom-neovim/doom-nvim] (by NTBBloodbath)

  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. Add Auth, Databases, Functions, and Storage to your product and build any application at any scale while using your preferred coding languages and tools.

  • edamagit

    Magit for VSCode

    There is a magit inspired extension for VSCode called edamagit. Last I tried it the bare basics were there, but things quickly fell apart when I tried doing anything more than staging a chunk and committing it. But I would image it’s only been getting better over time.

  • tig

    Text-mode interface for git

    I would consider tig (https://jonas.github.io/tig/) if I weren’t using emacs as my daily driver. It reminds me of magit in many ways.

  • VSpaceCode

    Spacemacs like keybindings for Visual Studio Code

    For setting up VSCode as a modal editor with mnemonic keys use https://vspacecode.github.io/. It wont be as good as doom/spacemacs but its for sure better than VSCode vanilla

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