Text Buffer Reimplementation, a Visual Studio Code Story

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March 23, 2018 by Peng Lyu, @njukidreborn The Visual Studio Code 1.21 release includes a brand new text buffer implementation which is much more performant, both in terms of speed and memory usage. In this blog post, I'd like to tell the story of how we selected and designed the data structures and algorithms that led to those improvements.