I’m sure there are a handful of users that regularly use(d) VS Code for markdown note-taking.
The VS Code Extension Markdown All-In-One has plenty of useful shortcuts. Most of these features are on Inkdrop, but are missing a few:
CTRL + < >after the bolding/underline/italics to move the cursor outside the delimited string.
- Highlighting text and entering ` to format the string to pre-formatting.