VS Code – The Best Extensions For General Use, JavaScript and Shell

VS Code is not only the best free open source editor on the market, but also has the best Linux support I have found.

Microsoft’s current strategy is to love all things Linux, and they are throwing their full support behind this amazing editor. It even has it’s own dedicated RHEL, Fedora and CentOS repository.

The pace of development on VS Code is amazing, they bring out a new version every month without fail. Just when you think it can’t get any better, they add another feature that you soon won’t be able to live without. It is much more responsive than Atom, even though it uses the same Electron framework. It has build in GIT version control tools, debugging, intelligent code completion, a task runner, and whatever is not built in, someone has made an extension for it.

Code has some awesome extensions, these are the ones I use and recommend:

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Configuring Fedora & Localhost Setup


This is the first part in my series of step by step guides to turn Fedora into the ultimate web development platform.

I am going to assume that you have Fedora installed already, or are comfortable installing it yourself. Once you are up and running, just run the terminal application and follow along to set up your perfect development environment.

In this guide we will discover:

  • How to set the host name, and why it’s important.
  • Which repositories to install and how to do it.
  • How to setup subpixel rendering to improve font appearance.
  • How to setup and configure your LAMP environment for localhost development.
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