In this episode we talk with Ramya Rao about code editors and language servers. We share our thoughts on which editor we use, why we use it, and why we’d switch. We also discuss what a language server is and why it matters in connecting editors and the languages they support. We also dive into various ways to be effective with VS Code including shortcuts, plugins, and more.
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- Jon Calhoun – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Mat Ryer – Twitter, GitHub, LinkedIn, Website
- Johnny Boursiquot – Twitter, GitHub, Website
Notes and Links
- Go Time #49: Adventures in VS Code with Ramya Rao
- gopls - language server for Go
- Go modules support in VS Code - How to enable gopls in vscode.
- margo - Something like
goplsthat was created for Sublime Text’s implementation. Mentioned on the show.
- VS Code
- Notepad - Mat’s preferred editor
VS Code plugins mentioned/used by our panelists:
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