Strictly speaking, theia plugin API is no where superior to VS code api?

Correct me if I am wrong,
So theia extensions is the only choice to build something that’s not possible with vs code api ?

@iam_abd038 thank you for the discussion, if you have further questions related to the differences between theia extension vs. vscode plugins vs. theia plugins I’d recommend looking at the official documentation present on the website on this matter:

In most cases you will probably want to write a vscode plugin which would be much easier to write especially for beginners, and you’d have access to a strict and well documented api.

If you want to change the default behavior of the framework, remove functionality or implement complex features then it would be done as a theia extension (build time component).