Best PHP workflo with VSCode

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Color Scheme

Choose the color scheme that you like most. I use Cobalt2 by Wes Bos.


Choose your favourite font. If you don’t like anything that exists on your machine. You can install new ones from Google Fonts. I recommend monospace fonts like Roboto Mono

User Settings

Modify your settings in VSCode by navigating through File β†’ Preferences β†’ Settings.
Mine looks like :

  "workbench.colorTheme": "Cobalt2",
  "editor.fontFamily": "Roboto Mono, Menlo, Monaco, 'Courier New', monospace",
  "editor.fontSize": 17,
  "editor.lineHeight": 25,
  "editor.letterSpacing": 0.5,
  "files.trimTrailingWhitespace": true,
  "editor.fontWeight": "400",
  "editor.cursorStyle": "line",
  "editor.cursorBlinking": "phase",
  "editor.renderWhitespace": "all",
  "window.zoomLevel": 0,
  "editor.wordWrap": "on",
  "files.associations": {
    "*.js": "javascript",
    "*.css": "css"
  "files.autoSave": "off",
  "editor.multiCursorModifier": "ctrlCmd",
  "editor.snippetSuggestions": "top",
  "editor.formatOnPaste": true,
  "workbench.activityBar.visible": true

πŸ’‘ Note: You can tweak the above settings and try experimenting.


For the complete reference of keyboard shortcuts, please got to the help menu. Help β†’ Keyboard Shortcuts Reference


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