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Tom
Tom

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Quickly switch projects

As I work on different projects at the same time, I want to be able to switch quickly between them. So if I need to work on Project-x I just run in the terminal:

projectx
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VS Code is opened at the right project, the web server starts and opens a browser on the correct URL.

This is easily done by adding an alias projectx to your .bashrc or .zshrc with the following contents:

alias projectx="cd /Users/tom/projects/project-x && code . && npm run dev"
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Bonus:

How to get the right path? Run pwd | pbcopy in the root dir of your project.

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