I definitely use VSCode as my main IDE for Python and Go.
And it is indeed an awesome piece of software. :-)
VSCode is editor, not IDE. Pycharm, Phpstorm is IDE. Of course you can use editor but that doesn't make them an IDE.
According to me, VSCode without any Plugins is indeed an editor but as soon as you add some plugins to it, it is as capable as any IDE.
That's why a lot of people would prefer it to Pycharm or PhpStorm.
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