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Maxime Kubik
Maxime Kubik

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5 Useful VSCode Extension

Here is the list of my 5 useful extensions you need to know about.

5. Todo Tree

Todo Tree is a simple extension that searches a workspace for comment tags like TODO and FIXME, and displays them in a tree view in the explorer pane.

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4. Placeholder Images

This extension generates and inserts placeholder images into HTML.

Useful on the prototype phase.

You can use Unsplash,, and LoremFlickr with it.

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3. Better Comments

The Better Comments extension creates human-friendly comments in your code.

This extension categorizes your annotations into :

  • Alerts
  • Queries
  • TODOs
  • Highlights

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2. Faker

A simple extension to generate fake data.

Very useful on early-stage development.

You can generate :

  • address
  • commerce
  • company
  • database
  • date
  • and many many more...

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1. Code Time

It’s an open-source plugin for automatic programming metrics and time tracking.

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You can :

  • Track your progress during the day
  • Check out the coding activity
  • Generate code time summary
  • Generate data visualizations

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In the end...

I hope you’ll find these extensions useful for yourself ! πŸŽ‰πŸ¦₯

And you ? What's your favorite VSCode extension ? ❀

Top comments (10)

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Constantin Boulanger

Thank you for sharing!

I've created myself an article where I share my favourite extensions for VSCode !

Here : My favourite extensions for Visual Studio Code

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Maxime Kubik • Edited

Nice! Definitely need to try Log Highlighter

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Kelsey Hughes

Gonna definitely have to check out the better comments extension :OOO thanks for sharing!

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jamstanley • Edited

Thank you for sharing!

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Ikko Eltociear Ashimine


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behzad azimifar

Thank you for sharing!

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Paulo H. • Edited

Thank you for sharing!

The Code Time extension will help me a lot. :)

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Maxime Kubik

Hi! Seems like Wakatime, but the buffer time used in codetime is much more accurate :)

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Julien Le Coupanec

Great work! Thanks