Visual Studio Code has a command line tool that can do a bunch of things. Perhaps the most common is opening up the current directory from the command line.
First, you need to add
code to your path. This can be done from within
Cmd+Shift+p to pop open the command palette. Then start typing
Command ... until the
Shell Command: Install "code" command in shell PATH
option appears. Select this and Code will add
code to your path.
code . to open the current directory or run
code --help for more
details on what’s available.