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My Top VS Code Extensions for Laravel

zaxwebs profile image Zack Webster Updated on ・2 min read

Do you know what makes a framework cool? The developer experience - ease, speed. We love building systems with Laravel. And part of what can make us even more productive & faster is extensions. Here's a list of some of my current favorites that add more flare to my workflow.

Tall Stack

This is a collection of 8 extensions to boost your TALL stack development experience.

Tailwind

Tailwind CSS IntelliSense

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Tailwind CSS IntelliSense enhances the Tailwind development experience by providing Visual Studio Code users with advanced features such as autocomplete, syntax highlighting and lining.

Headwind

Headwind is an opinionated Tailwind CSS class sorter for Visual Studio Code. It enforces consistent ordering of classes by parsing your code and reprinting class tags to follow a given order.

Alpine.js

Alpine.js IntelliSense

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Simple IntelliSense & Snippets for Alpine.js framework.

Laravel

Laravel Extra Intellisense

This extension provides Laravel routes, views, and ... autocomplete.

Laravel Blade Snippets

Laravel Blade Snippets, Syntax Highlighting, and Formatting for VS Code.

Laravel Blade Formatter

Formats your blade views.

Livewire

Livewire Language Support

Laravel language support for VSCode. With this package, you gain functionalities like autocomplete, snippets, auto-discovery of properties and more.

PHP Intelephense

PHP code intelligence for Visual Studio Code

PHP IntelliSense

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Advanced Autocompletion and Refactoring support for PHP.

Laravel Blade Spacer

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Automatically add spaces in Laravel Blade template tags

Indent-Rainbow

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This extension colorizes the indentation in front of your text alternating four different colors on each step. Some may find it helpful in writing code for Nim or Python.

ENV

Adds formatting and syntax highlighting support for env files (.env) to Visual Studio Code.

phpfmt - PHP formatter

Integrates phpfmt into VS Code

Thanks for reading. Feel free to add to the list down in the comments.

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Jonathan Zarate

Thanks for this post.

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Zack Webster Author

Glad you liked it, Jonathan.