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Madza

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What are your favorite VS Code productivity extensions?

VS code has become so feature-rich in built-in settings, you should always double check if you really need the extension you have in mind:

We have also witnessed the features of many great extensions being baked in, like Emmet, for example.

Some of the best extensions I use to increase productivity include: TabNine, Prettier and Bracket Pair Colorizer.

Share you favorite productivity extensions below πŸ‘‡

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Alex Bdet

For themes, Dracula has to be my favourite, dark theme but still colorful, lovely on the eyes !

For extensions, Tabnine is starting to feel like a must have, AI powered autocompletion that predicts the code you'll type based on your project and the analysis of other projects.

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Michael Andreuzza

wanna test my theme? almost 8k Users are liking it πŸ˜€

wvsc.dev

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Alex Bdet

I'll give it a try, thanks for sharing !

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Michael Andreuzza

Sounds great, feedback is more than welcome!

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Madza

Thanks for the share, looks nice πŸ™β€

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Michael Andreuzza

You welcome!

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Tabnine

We are very happy to hear that you're enjoying Tabnine, Alex!

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Madza

Thanks for the share β€πŸ™

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Cameron Thompson • Edited on

Here a few of my favorites

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Madza

Always loved the UI of GitHub, tho Atom dark theme is still my fav.. I see you focus on MERN stack so the last one would be really handy πŸ˜‰
Thanks for sharing these πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

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Cameron Thompson

I don't remember using Atom dark, I'll have to give it a go. The last extension was great when I was focusing on the MERN stack, but I am now using the JAMStack and am loving it!

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Madza

I currently focus on JAMstack too πŸ˜‰

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Cameron Thompson

Will we be seeing some JAMstack content soon πŸ€”

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Christophe Avonture

Bracket Pair is no more needed; see code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_6...

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Madza

Thanks for the share, I guess I need to read their release docs after each upgrade which I rarely do πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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Christophe Avonture

I'm trying to... Not the funny part of the day especially when you start vscode (and thus want to code πŸ˜‰)

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sanketkheni01 • Edited on

This are not the best but something very less people talk about..

Checkpoint - for testing 2 different things in the same file - sometimes very handy

Bookmark - you already may know it can bookmark any line in vscode then you can easily navigate to that line.

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Madza

Thanks for the share πŸ™β€

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Pacharapol Withayasakpunt • Edited on
  • Markdown Preview Enhanced
  • Rainbow indent
  • Prettier-VSCode (works even without package.json, nor node_modules)
  • Comment tagged template (syntax highlighting, only relevant in JS/TS)
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Madza

Thank you for sharing! Will check them out πŸ˜‰πŸ‘

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amarhasic

Tabnine, Highlight Matching Tags are less known but good.

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Madza

Thanks for mentioning additional resources πŸ‘πŸ˜‰

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BagasN

Simple yet so effective.
Tabout

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Madza

Thanks for the input πŸ™β€

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