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Discussion on: Setting up a .NET Development Machine in 2020

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Rich

Honestly, for quick editing of config files I prefer having a super lightweight text editor like Sublime or NPP available. VSC is brilliant, but has higher overhead which can get worse with plugins.

For example, opening a remote config file via VSC takes around 2-3 seconds, Sublime is instant. This is a cold load though, once VSC is running its almost the same

I'd say it also depends on the size and format of the file. I have crashed VSC opening a 30MB JSON file before