Pimp my VSCode

VSCode is great because it allows you to take control of your editing enviorment and download 3rd party extentions to help with your dev work flow. In this section we will go through some of our favorite VSCode extenstions.


Themes are greate for siwtching up what your editor look and choosing a preferred color scheme. Some themes we recommend include:

Linters and Intellisense

These extentions help with things like catching erros, auto completition, syntax highlighting, and parameter info.

  • Python Provides rich support for the Python, including features such as IntelliSense, linting, debugging, code navigation, code formatting, Jupyter notebook support, refactoring, variable explorer, test explorer, and more.

  • Prettier Enforces a consistent style by parsing your code and re-printing it with its own rules for javascript, JSON, CSS, HTML and many more.

  • Visual Studio IntelliCode provides AI-assisted development features for Python, TypeScript JavaScript and Java.

  • Discord Presence Shows what you are editing in VSCode on Discord.

  • Live Share Enables you to collaboratively edit and debug with others in real time.

  • Code Spell Checker A basic spell checker that works well with camelCase code.