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Add Visual Studio Code Development Container #8016
Add files to create a Visual Studio Code development container which can be used to quickly get new contributors up and building the app. To use this you need to have Visual Studio Code and the Remote Development Extension Pack installed.
The development environment includes
From start to finish setting up a new development box is entirely automatic and takes about 5 minutes. Once you're done you can open a new terminal in the development container using the same shortcut keys as you would when using VS Code normally.
The editor files are all in
I haven't been able to find any issues related to this, but please add them if I missed them.
mattr- left a comment
I'm not really sure how I feel about this. We provide zero help to people using other editors and I honestly wish we could decouple the actual code base from it's development environment and avoid the question of editor preference all together.
Fair point, on other projects I've worked on it's usually an all or nothing approach. I couldn't find anything specific about adding editor configuration in other issues, but it might be worth adding that to the docs for future if it's decided to keep them out.
Just sharing as I found it useful for me.