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Atul Bhatt
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5 VS Code Extensions I use extensively🤩

My life as a developer was so 🥱 before I was doing coding in just a simple code editor. It was more of code editing than actually coding👽.

At that time I use to think what would have happened if there was no feature such Undo and Redo.😅

But not for long. I always enjoy in making my working pattern effective and hence bring productivity to do the things I do on my daily basis.😎

Why you ask😏?
To save my 🕒 bro. I know you also wanna do that. So let's dive into the list of VS code extensions that not just me but also my co-workers in my workplace use; to focus more on coding and development rather than being busy in editing the code.

1. Prettier
projectB
Who doesn't like a structured code. If you don't then I already hate😡 you. I have met many people who have used prettier but they hate it because it doesn't formats the code in the way they wanted to🤨.
I agree to it but bruh you should've known that you can easily configure it.
One time configuration, lifetime of saving time.🥳

2. Auto Rename
auto rename
The name says it all.😁
So where does it actually comes handy?🤔

So let's say you write some html code which runs in a pair of opening and closing tags. And you want that someone should automatically rename that closing tag to the same name which you are giving to the opening tag or maybe vice-versa. So my fiends, Auto Rename is that friend you need for that.

3. Color Highlight
color highlight

No comments🤫. The picture already tells the story.

4. Bracket Coloriser
Bracket Coloriser
This is such a simple extension that you would think why do I even need it.🤣

Believe me or not but this happens and I have myself been in that place.
But you will realise its importance when you use it and it will help you in finding out which pair of brackets you are missing. It will definitely make it easy for you to figure out if all the brackets that were opened are closed.

5. Live Server
Live Server
I still remember the times when I was starting into web development. For everytime I used to make any changes to my html code or CSS I had to do a reload.
But now that's an old story for me😁. I work on React which already comes with a development server.
However, if you are also someone who is still in the path of learning HTML, CSS, or maybe PHP then you can use the Live Server extension to get rid of reloading everytime you made some changes in your code.

I hope you already use these extensions but if you don't I would highly recommend you to give it a try. And as always thanks for reading.

I will soon bringing another post with the extensions specifically helpful for the JavaScript developers. So stay tuned. Follow me for more good stuff.

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Great list. I didn't included eslint and others because I'll cover them in separate posts.