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Rajat Negi
Rajat Negi

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Competitive programming helper

How to setup Competitive programming Helper in VSCode

This is a very handy tool if you are solving problems on competitive sites like HackerRank, HackerEarth, Codeforces etc. Saves you considerable amount of time while debugging your code.

What you need :

Steps after installing above pieces of software:

  • In your vscode open the folder where you want to solve the problem.
  • Go to the problem page you want to practice/solve/whatever (i will be showing codeforces).
  • Now press the green plus sign extension (that comes after installing Competetive Companian extension).

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  • Go to vscode where you will be prompted to select your language of choice. A file with the problem-name.lang-extension will be created, with testing tab open adjacent.

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  • Run using Run All button. Alt Text


  • The default test cases are preloaded.
  • You can run the file with few clicks.
  • Can add custom test cases with +New button.
  • Easy to use.

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