“Inline Parameters” extension for VSCode

Inspired by JetBrains’ “Inline Parameter Name Hints” feature, Liam Hammett created an extension for VSCode with the same functionality: This feature can give you additional context when reading your code, making it easier to understand what different function parameters refer to by showing the parameter’s name inline. No longer do you have to be confused …

code-server — Run VS Code on any machine anywhere and access it in the browser

code-server allows you to run on any machine, preferably on a Cloud Server, and access it from anywhere. Yes, that means you can use VS Code on your iPad for example 😉 Once installed you’ll also need to set up authentication and the like. Alternatively you can run code-server –link and get a .cdr.co subdomain, …

GitHub1s — One second to read GitHub code with VS Code

This tool — not endorsed nor affiliated with GitHub — lets you quickly load any GitHub repo in an online hosted Visual Studio Code environment. Just add 1s after github and press Enter in the browser address bar for any repository you want to read. Note that this is a *viewer* only, no editing. For …

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 …

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 …

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 …