VS Code for Data Science

Here in Duke MIDS, we’re increasingly converging on using VS Code in our courses as our “preferred” tool for editing and running code. As detailed in the videos below, that’s not because we necessarily think it’s the “objectively best editor”—what editor is best for an individual depends a lot on their own background, programming style, and work flow!— but rather because we think it’s a good fit for most students.

So below are a set of videos on VS Code that cover, as far as I know, all the important issues you’re likely to enounter any time soon!