Visual Studio Code: Building an Extension

Visual Studio Code: Building an Extension
Visual Studio Code: Building an Extension

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 1h 38m | 270 MB
eLearning | Skill level: Intermediate


If you’re using Visual Studio Code to create websites and applications, then you’re already using the tools you need to customize Visual Studio Code itself. In this course, learn how to make Visual Studio Code do what you want by building extensions. Instructor Ray Villalobos steps through how to apply web development tools and APIs to create a new tool in Visual Studio Code, which you can customize to add your own functionality. Learn how to modify themes, automate tasks by adding commands, and even publish your extensions so that others can leverage what you’ve built.

Topics include:

  • The different types of Visual Studio Code extensions
  • Creating a theme extension
  • Publishing and packaging extensions
  • Creating code snippets and converting them into extensions
  • Adding multiple commands to run tasks
+ Table of Contents

1 Why build a VS Code extension
2 How to use the exercise files
3 VS Code extension types
4 Preparing for development
5 Scaffolding an extension
6 Theme extensions structure
7 Language definitions and themes
8 Options in the theme format
9 Modifying your theme
10 Publishing and unpublishing
11 Packaging extensions
12 Creating a code snippet
13 Converting snippets as extensions
14 Using commands
15 Finding included commands
16 Adding multiple commands
17 Next steps