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JavaScript React Basics First Steps in React Add React to a Project

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Martin Jones
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Martin Jones
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As a plain text editor, I'm sure it will be just as good and likely down to personal preference.

I made the switch from Atom to VS Code and haven't gone back personally, the main reason was down to the easy customisation including icons, colour themes (using Atom dark theme as made the switch a bit more familiar and I like it), love the built-in terminal.

But the biggest thing for me was how easy it was to search for and install extensions to make it more powerful and tailored for your projects So for React you could try out the React Extension Pack for example.

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=jawandarajbir.react-vscode-extension-pack

There is so much more available as well on the marketplace, so I would have fun trying them out and see what works for you :)

https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/