⚠️ Update: this trick is outdated due to GitHub was implemented
. keyboard shortcut to open a web based editor
Exists a cool trick to visualize a repository code directly on VSCode and literally, you will only need one second.
.com and press
Enter in the browser address bar for any repository you want to read.
But don't expect too much. It does not have editing capabilities, it's just a read-only viewer.
If one second it's too much for you, I have another cool trick up my sleeve.
Drag and drop the GitHub1s to your bookmarks bar and edit his properties using these values:
To use it, just click the bookmarklet when visiting a GitHub repository and it will automatically to the
github1s.com URL. If you click it again it will come back to the
github.com URL. In other sites reload the current URL.
Usually, the keyboard shortcut to show or hide the bookmarks bar is
ctrl+shift+B (Windows/Linux) or
If you found an
authorization message. You reach the rate limit quota or are trying to access a private repository.
You can create and use a GitHub Access Token on
Settings -> Developer settings -> Personal access tokens and clicking the
Generate new token button.
⚠ Take care of the scope you select.
Click on the update
Update OAuth token option.
And use the previously created token.
I think using this option on public repositories it's a good idea because the source code is public, but I do not think the same with private repositories.
⚠ Double-check your company security policies before doing that in private repositories because you would be given access to a third party.
You also can use the Remote Repositories extension to open a repository directly on vscode without cloning it.
GitHub1s repository. Be kind and don't forget to click ⭐.
Reddit discussion about bookmarklet.
That’s All Folks!
Happy Coding 🖖