Compare folders in VSCode
In Compare two or more repo directories, we use
diff to compare directories. But it’s not intuitive to use, hard to remember and tedious to type the cli commands and options. So I did some search and find some great VSCode extension to compare folders.
Here they are:
They are both awesome but I think the first one is better:
- More intuitive.
- More clear comparison history on the sidebar.
- List the difference not only by folders but also by every file.
- You can even
Go to file,
Reveal in Finderand
Delete filedirectly in your Diff panel which is very convenient.
This is the result of one comparison conducted in [Compare two or more repo directories]
There are some screenshots below to reveal the power of Diff Folders.
It’s quite plain that Diff Folders is much more convenient than
- Advanced usage of Diff Folders