My Visual Studio 2019 Theme

I’ve had a couple of people ask me for my Visual Studio 2019 theme that I use when live streaming, so I thought I’d just blog it out as a reference for myself and for others who are interested.

What’s it look like




My font is Fira Code Retina which I zoom in at 200%. Mostly because I’m an old man with bad eye-sight, but also because I like my fonts to be big and colourful.


To be honest, I can’t remember where I got the initial colors from but over time I have done some customization on them so they are a little unique.

I’ve exported my settings and you can get them from here. So hopefully if you are interested you can check them out and import them.

Just don’t blame me if it breaks your Visual Studio ;-)

Extensions that I use

I don’t use a lot of extensions for code formatting, but the ones I do are:

Shameless Twitch plug

If you want to catch me doing live coding follow me on Twitch. It’s a great platform where we can chat as we build software. Follow me at https://www.twitch.tv/kymphillpotts and come join in the fun!

I hope you find these posts useful, feel free to leave me a comment below or reach out to me via Twitter with some feedback.

Until next time, Happy Coding

❤ Kym


Kym Phillpotts

Geek, Parent, Human, Senior Content Developer at Microsoft. Co-curator of http://weeklyxamarin.com and twitch streaming live coding at http://twitch.tv/kymphillpotts.

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