💻 Once you've installed node and npm, you can install standard by running
npm install standard --global
Visual Studio Code
The primary benefit of using VSCode is that web development languages are first-class citizens, which means that the editor's interface provides helpful autocompletion and links to help documentation. Furthermore, there is a wide variety of community-contributed extensions that augment VSCode's capabilities.
A few extensions that I've found personally helpful include
- Visual Studio IntelliCode
- Live Server
- Debugger for Firefox
- VSCode Icons
- Bracket Pair Colorizer
- CSS Extensions
- HTML Extensions
VSCode and RStudio are somewhat at opposite sides of the spectrum: RStudio excels at supporting R developers while providing a reasonable editing experience for web developers; while on the other hand VSCode is excellent for the latter but less supportive of R developers.
There are a pair of extensions for R language support that are very helpful: