Visual Studio Code is an ever more popular
code editor these days, and its usage is very much encouraged for ATLAS code
development. It can help significantly when writing
parser. It can provide syntax highlighting for practically all programming
languages available, and can even provide instant rendering for
Markdown files, which can be very
useful when editing
README.md files for instance.
The following pages describe best practices for using VS Code while developing ATLAS offline/trigger/analysis software.