I have an issue using VS Code with the default python installation that comes with ArcGIS Desktop 10.6. I’ve set up my interpreter to point to the 64 bit version (C:/Python27/ArcGISx6410.6/..). I’d like to use intellisense for code completion and method reference but when I start to type (arcpy.FeatureClassToFeatureClass_management) it takes VS Code forever to load the library and the method reference.
I should note that I also have ArcGIS Pro installed, and VS Code has no problem with intellisense for that installation. Maybe it has to do with VS Code being a 64 bit application and ArcGIS Desktop a 32 bit application with 64 bit geoprocessing? Anyone else have this issues specifically with the Python 2.7 arcpy package?