"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe" - Abraham Lincoln
As a young developer, having numerous plugins out there to choose from is both blessing and a curse. Without idea where to look for and what to look for, going through "List of 10 best plugins for VSC" articles to find what people like and use, just to be able to tailor what works and what could help YOU to develop better applications.
Without further ado, here are plugins I use as a Backend developer(NodeJS, Typescript) to ease the process and speed it up.
Beautify code in place for VS Code
Adds semicolon at the end of the line and optionally newline after
Adds three shortcuts to insert semicolons with ease;
shift + enter Insert semicolon at the end of the line and continue on the same line
alt + enter Insert semicolon at the end of the line and continue on the new line
ctrl + alt + enter Insert semicolon and stay at the same position
Supercharge the Git capabilities built into Visual Studio Code
GitLens simply helps you better understand code. Quickly glimpse into whom,
why, and when a line or code block was changed. Jump back through history to gain further insights as to how and why the code evolved. Effortlessly explore the history and evolution of a codebase.
Visual Studio Code plugin that autocompletes npm modules in import statements
Copy JSON, paste as Go, TypeScript, C#, C++, and more.
Interactively generate types and (de-)serialization code from JSON, JSON Schema, and TypeScript
Paste JSON/JSON Schema/TypeScript as code
File system provider using SSH
This extension makes use of the new FileSystemProvider, added in version 1.23.0
of Visual Studio Code. It allows "mounting" a remote folder over SSH as a local
Show TODO, FIXME, etc. comment tags in a tree view
This extension quickly searches (using ripgrep) your workspace for comment tags
like TODO and FIXME, and displays them in a tree view in the explorer pane.
Clicking a TODO within the tree will open the file and put the cursor on
the line containing the TODO.
Integrates ESLint into VS Code. If you are new to ESLint check the
Aside from tools that help to speed up development, I use these plugins to make my IDE easy on the eyes.
That would be about it from what I use. From time to time, I will add a new plugin to my VSC editor, but this is the basic setup I use.
Happy coding and until next time!