Why this extension?
Angular is a framework to build applications: it is a lot more work than just a few bits of jQuery. You have to create hundred of components and services. There are 4 ways to do this (from the slowest to the quickest):
Team work and good practices
Also, inside a team, you can either decide that:
The documentation is directly included in the extension via the VS Code walkthrough feature. The walkthrough will appear automatically the first time you install the extension, and covers the basics:
Please take a few minutes to read it. You can access it at any time from the Angular logo on the left sidebar, or in the VS Code menu:
The extension is tested with the last 2 versions of Visual Studio Code. It may work with previous versions but it is not guaranteed.
💎 Pro edition
While this extension is very popular, with 1 million installations, it is not a tool developed by the Angular team or affiliated to Google in any way.
It is months of unpaid work by a single contributor.
So you will see some new features marked with a diamond 💎. It means they are only available in the Pro edition.
Feel free to enjoy advanced features and support a contributor at the same time! 💖
You will find details about all these features directly in the extension documention.