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@AlmondSauce There are other reasons; How it hangs up when crawling projects, the price and one mentioned above on another tool which is the use of Java (because its an unneeded resource hog).
I just used one reason per item because otherwise it'd turn into a wall of text.
Thanks for making me aware though, I might check it out. 👍
AlmondSauce777128d@stonestorm Java is way, way less of a resource hog than Electron (Electron will likely use more processes and over double the memory to achieve a similar thing in my experience.) IntelliJ will use more resources than VSCode, but that's because it's a fully featured heavyweight IDE rather than because it's using Java.
But yes, it's a bit pricey if you want more features than the community (work pay for my license and I have a qualifying open source project, so I get it for free) and it can be a bit slow code-analysing large projects. Each to their own really - I like it but I know plenty of people who don't :-)
@AlmondSauce To be honest, in my experience, I don't think I've seen a Java app (Runtime environment included) that doesn't take up less than 400MB which is well over what my usual VSCode footprint is.
Everyone had their own favourite, but I personally believe Java needs to be replaced with a better alternative.
To be clear though, I don't think that alternative should be electron.
dr-ant141228dVscode is like vim? Does it have vim keybindings?
Too bad it's probably the most unstable program I've used in years. Maybe my environment is a bit unusual.
R3ym4nn35028dAnd its "autocomplete" is complete bullshit.
Basically it can do nothing out of the box, except TypeScript. Its just a big piece of plugin soup for me.
I cant use it longer than 2 hours without screaming.