I installed Xcode 12.2 on my MBP. I installed it from App Store and it's 28 gb, while my Mac only has a SSD of 128gb.
I use vscode for all my c/c++ programs so is there a need for me to keep Xcode on my device?
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What is the Command Line Tools Package?
The Command Line Tools Package is a small self-contained package available for download separately from Xcode and that allows you to do command line development in macOS. It consists of the macOS SDK and command-line tools such as Clang, which are installed in the /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools directory.
You can remove the Xcode application and run the Terminal command: