Git difftool with Visual Studio Code

Many developers already use Visual Studio Code, which is a small and distinct program from Visual Studio available for Linux, MacOS and Windows. Currently, VS Code isn’t capable of 3-way merge, so look to Meld for git mergetool.

Configure Visual Studio Code for Git

Use VS Code for Git difftool by adding to ~/.gitconfig:

    tool = vscode
[difftool "vscode"]
    cmd = code --wait --diff $LOCAL $REMOTE