VS Code includes a lightweigth task integration to make it easier to build and deploy your apps. Use your existing CLI tools like npm, Gulp, Grunt, and webpack, from within VS Code by modifying
tasks.json. Use VS Code to run multiple tasks at once, bind tasks to a keyboard shortcut, and view the result of a task in the Output panel.
Tip: For information regarding tasks in general, including a step by step process to configure a simple task, please refer to the Task documentation.