Visual Studio Code, also known as VS Code, is a popular source code editor developed by Microsoft. One of the great things about VS Code is the ability to extend its functionality through extensions. There are thousands of extensions available for VS Code, and it can be overwhelming to try to find the best ones. In this blog post, we’ll go over the five best VS Code extensions that you should definitely check out.
This extension allows you to launch a development local server with a live reload feature for static and dynamic pages. This is especially useful for web developers, as it allows you to see your changes in real time without having to manually refresh the page.
Prettier is a code formatter that helps you enforce a consistent code style in your project. It can be configured to automatically format your code when you save a file, or you can manually format your code by running the “Format Document” command.
Bracket Pair Colorizer
This extension helps you visually distinguish between different pairs of brackets in your code. It assigns a unique colour to each pair of brackets, making it easier to keep track of them and avoid mistakes.
IntelliSense for CSS class names
GitLens is a powerful extension that helps you better understand and work with Git. It provides features such as in-editor blame annotations, code lens to show you the number of commits, authors, and even the age of the code, and much more.
These are just a few of the many excellent extensions available for VS Code. Whether you’re a web developer, a data scientist, or just someone who writes code as a hobby, there’s an extension out there that can help you be more productive and efficient. Do some exploring and find the extensions that work best for you!