Pros and cons of different modal edition strategies in VSCode

I’ve been experimenting a lot with my VSCode config lately. I’m looking for the best modal editing experience for my favourite IDE. Here’s what I found so far.

1. VSCodeVim

This is the official vim extension maintained by the VSCode team as some other popular extensions (Github pull requests, Gitlens…)

Although it works fine, there are some issues for now that are a dealbreaker for me :

  • It feels clunky and slow
  • It’s not very configurable

Since it’s under active development I believe it will get better and I might…

David Ratier

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