VSCode is pretty intelligent about only loading what you need. E.g. when writing JavaScript it won't load Python extensions. Assuming the extension registers itself properly as being language specific and not as being a general extension.

Though at 100+ extensions I imagine startup is sluggish due to update checks etc.


I also think that most of those extensions are probably not language-specific.

Yeah many are probably global, but from the examples posted all the React, JS, and HTML/CSS ones are language specific.

I'm not sure how the snippets extensions work but if they tie into the existing snippets function they won't add any bloat since it's just some additional entries in a lookup table.

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