Visual Studio Code Alternatives

Similar projects and alternatives to Visual Studio Code
  • GitHub repo raspberrypi-sys-mods

    A collection of Raspberry Pi-sourced system configuration files and associated scripts

  • GitHub repo vscodium

    binary releases of VS Code without MS branding/telemetry/licensing

  • Scout

    Get performance insights in less than 4 minutes. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo tree-sitter

    An incremental parsing system for programming tools

  • GitHub repo Atom

    :atom: The hackable text editor

  • GitHub repo localpen

    Code pens that run locally!

  • GitHub repo tree-sitter-ruby

    Ruby grammar for tree-sitter

  • GitHub repo notepad-plus-plus

    Notepad++ official repository

  • GitHub repo sublime_text

    Issue tracker for Sublime Text

  • GitHub repo Brackets

    An open source code editor for the web, written in JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

  • GitHub repo autoprefixer

    Parse CSS and add vendor prefixes to rules by Can I Use

  • GitHub repo vscode-neovim

    VSCode Neovim integration

  • GitHub repo edamagit

    Magit for VSCode

  • GitHub repo go-unsplash

    Go Client for the Unsplash API

  • GitHub repo Vue.js

    🖖 Vue.js is a progressive, incrementally-adoptable JavaScript framework for building UI on the web.

  • GitHub repo React

    A declarative, efficient, and flexible JavaScript library for building user interfaces.

  • GitHub repo node

    Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles:

  • GitHub repo Vim

    :star: Vim for Visual Studio Code (by VSCodeVim)

  • GitHub repo rust-analyzer

    An experimental Rust compiler front-end for IDEs

  • GitHub repo openvsx

    An open-source registry for VS Code extensions

  • GitHub repo math

    Mathematical Operations in python (by AbbasKagdi)

NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better Visual Studio Code alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where Visual Studio Code has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-03-02.
  • An aesthetically pleasing desktop. | 2021-03-02
    Code Editor + Color scheme ( + fontWeight of 600).
  • WingeLion
    Code Editor + Color scheme ( + fontWeight of 600).
  • Intro to Entity Framework Core 5 - New features | 2021-03-02
    Visual Studio Code (
  • New to DEV? Here's How To Write a Great Blog Post! | 2021-03-02
    Once you've got the hang of markdown, the next thing is to write the draft for your blog. Although you can use the built-in editor that provides, most people prefer to write their blogs on Google Docs or VS Code. You can also use dedicated note-taking apps like Notion which supports markdown as well.
  • | 2021-03-02
    Typing in VSCode is high latency as well, I find it viscerally unpleasant to use solely due to this. There's already a ticket:
  • Electron 12 has just been released with Wayland support | 2021-03-02
    Someone has posted here a screenshot of VSCode running natively in Wayland and it looks pretty close to my setup. Not sure if it helps you in any way though. | 2021-03-02
    there is a Issue tracking the wayland stuff for vscode
  • Brackets (open source code editor for HTML, CSS, JS) EOL notice
    Through Adobe’s partnership with Microsoft, we encourage users to migrate to Visual Studio Code, a free and extensible code editor from Microsoft for macOS, Linux, and Windows. To support Brackets users and ease the transition, Visual Studio Code recently added extensions that will help Brackets users feel more at home, including adding Brackets keyboard shortcut mapping to Visual Studio Code. You can read more about migrating from Brackets to Visual Studio Code here.
  • Criando um ambiente local para desenvolver em AWS CDK usando Docker e VSCode | 2021-03-02
  • Syncing visual CSS changes in browser tools with source code using Workspaces | 2021-03-02
    Dragging a project folder into Visual Studio Code to have all files to edit
  • Issue Upvote Solicitation (configure click in suggestion lists) | 2021-03-01
    Please react with 👍 if you don't mind at
  • Markdown Editor for Wiki
    Download the VSCode here. By the way, try Markdown Editor for Visual Studio.
  • How MAny Want to Switch From Android Stuiod to VSCODe?
    issue has 570 upvotes and counting:
  • What are your reasons to use vim over something like vscode that has vim bindings (plugin), and does most of vim's other functionalities ? | 2021-03-01
    I'm annoyed at the way splits work in VS Code.
  • VSCode/Unity tabs system


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microsoft/vscode is an open source project licensed under MIT License which is an OSI approved license.