Using VS Code as a CMS

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Let me start this article with the statement, "I use Visual Studio Code as a CMS" and that is because that is precisely what I do and here are some reasons for why I do so.

Markdown

This is mainly possible thanks to the wonders of Markdown and if you've not come across .md files before or even if you've seen them but have never really had the time to realise their potential, here is a deeper explanation of why they are useful.

  • Readable
  • You can write them using any tool and not just VS Code (I will at some point do a roundup of the tools that I use)
  • Easy to learn

Use the same Editor for your code and written content

TBC

No need for databases

TBC

Easy to get going

TBC

Easy version control

TBC

Easy to deploy

TBC

Transportable

TBC

It's not all wonderful and there are Cons

TBC