Visual Studio Code “Custom Editors”

An exciting new feature that shipped with Visual Studio Code 1.44 is support for Custom Editors. Custom editors let extensions provide custom editing experiences using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript in place of VS Code’s normal text based editor. Custom editors support both text based files and binary files, and enable some neat new scenarios such […]

Chrome Extension Webpack Boilerplate

If you ever want to create a Chrome Extension, this repo might come in handy: A basic foundation boilerplate for rich Chrome Extensions using Webpack to help you write modular and modern Javascript code, load CSS easily and automatic reload the browser on code changes. Chrome Extension Webpack Boilerplate →

GitLens – Git Supercharged Extension for Visual Studio Code

GitLens supercharges the Git capabilities built into Visual Studio Code. It helps you to visualize code authorship at a glance via Git blame annotations and code lens, seamlessly navigate and explore Git repositories, gain valuable insights via powerful comparison commands, and so much more. Just installed it and must say it’s really nice. Here’s an […]

Visual Studio Code: Visually Hide Secrets in Environment Files with Cloak

Sparked by an idea by Wes Bos, John Papa has created and released a first version of Cloak: Cloak hides/shows your secrets in environment files, to avoid accidentally sharing them with everyone who sees your screen. Handy when doing screencasts and the like. Do note that it only visually hides the secrets, no changes are […]

GitHub Toggle Chrome Extension – Quickly toggle between a GitHub Repo and its GitHub Pages by the click of a button.

Last week Christian Heilmann (codepo8) released a handy bookmarklet that lets on switch between the GitHub Pages URL of a repo hosted on GitHub and the repo contents itself. This afternoon I took the liberty of transforming it into a Chrome Extension, mainly as an exercise to myself. The extension adds a small button which […]

php-timecop – A PHP extension providing “time travel” capabilities

Now this looks handy, especially when you’re writing/testing code that’s dependent on the system’s time: php-timecop is a PHP extension providing “time travel” and “time freezing” capabilities Freeze time to a specific point. Travel back to a specific point in time, but allow time to continue moving forward from there. Scale time by a given […]

React Food Truck – A curated set of Visual Studio Code extensions for React Developers

Burke Holland: I spent a lot of time combing the depths of the VS Code Extension Marketplace to find the tastiest and most delicious extensions that are guaranteed to make your life as a React developer 129% more enjoyable. All you have to do is install the React Food Truck extension and it will automatically […]

Improve the GitHub Website with “Refined GitHub”

Refined GitHub is a browser extension for Chrome and Firefox “that simplifies the GitHub interface and adds useful features”. The nice list of additions includes URL Condensing (pictured above) and Markdown preservation when copying comments (pictured below). The extension is also able to add a few extra views, filters, and links (such as linking to […]

Show Facebook Computer Vision Tags Chrome Extension

Since April 2016, Facebook has been automatically adding alt tags to images you upload that are populated with keywords representing the content of your images. This Chrome Extension visualizes the tags (which can be found in the markup) <img src="https://facebook.com/some-url.jpg" alt="Image may contain: golf, grass, outdoor and nature" width="316" height="237"> Show Facebook Computer Vision Tags […]