Visual Studio Code

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About Visual Studio Code

Build and debug modern web and cloud applications, by Microsoft

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Pros of Visual Studio Code

Extendable through plug-ins
TypeScript integration
Integrated debugging 
Embedded Git control
JavaScript IntelliSense support
Great performance
Integrated terminal
Ready to use out of the box
Updated frequently
Extensions (aka plugins) are written in JavaScript
Integrated task runners
Libre/open source
ESLint integration
Active development
Custom snippets support
Fast and powerful
Huge community behind it
It has gotten really good
JS typechecking
Python support
Good support for new Emmet syntax
High fidelity C# plugin
Support RTL languages
Inline definition picking and usages finding

Cons of Visual Studio Code

The autocomplete and code check is not as powerful as the one on WebStorm
Embedded Git isn't powerful enough
Project search limits results
Very bad auto import
Generalized
Memory hog
A "me too" offering from MS
far behind other well established editors that it attempts to clone
Slow launch time
Emmet plugin often fails on even simple p tags
Have no good default js style analyzer
File search is extremely slow
.sass linting is terrible
Is not an IDE
is a text editor