Below is some of the differences between Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code to work with .NET application development.
|Visual Studio||Visual Studio Code|
|It is an IDE with great tools support. A lots of work can be done with mouse.||It is an light weight editor. Many of the task you need to do from terminal.|
|Takes big hard disk spaces for installation.||Takes small hard disk spaces for installation.|
|It is in Windows and Mac but both are having different look and feel.||Truly cross platform. Same thing can be installed in both Windows and Mac.|
|Lots of things are abstracted away from you behind the rich tool support.||You need to work more closely with the SDK.|
|Popular in enterprises.||Popular in open source world.|
Which one you will use depends on your personal preferences.