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Using VS Code to work with Cosmos DB

burkeholland profile image Burke Holland ・1 min read

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What is Cosmos DB? Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft's globally distributed, multi-model database.

You can easily view, create and delete databases, collections, graphs, and documents, along with other things detailed in their marketplace submission.

Download the Cosmos DB Extension for VS Code

After installing it via the extension above, here is what it looks like to set up our Cosmos DB resource and type from within Visual Studio Code.

Now we'll set up our database and collection.

Finally, we'll create a document and add the following data to it.

{
    "name": "learn cosmos db",
}

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