I worked on another developer’s machine yesterday and they were using the auto-save feature in their editor. This threw me off completely, and had me questioning a fundamental truth I’ve had of needing to save files while developing software. 😱
I learned of the auto save feature in VSCode and I'm surprisingly hesitant of enabling it.— Pavneet Singh Saund @ Gran Canaria 🏳️🌈 🙌🏽 (@pavsaund) October 11, 2019
I’ve decided to experiment with the auto save feature on, but first I wanted to dissect WHY I’m so skeptical, and what I could potentially gain. Here’s a brain-dump.