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Eli H. Schei
Eli H. Schei

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My top 5 favorite VSCode extensions

There are dozens, problaby thousands even, of lists like this out there. But who doesn’t love a good list? I really enjoy reading about other peoples favourites, and most of my favorite VSCode extensions I have actually found from lists like this. Therefore I thought I’d make my own list, and maybe you will find a new favourite here.

Without further ado, here’s my list of top 5 favorite VSCode extensions.

1. Prettier

As the name suggests – it makes your code prettier. One simple shortcut (alt + shift + f) to format your files. <3

2. Better comments

Just like with prettier the name kind of says it all. This extensions will give you the ability to create better comments. By default you can mark a comment as important, alert, query or todo and they will get different colors. You can also create your own theme.
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3. Visual Studio IntelliCode

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This extension gives you better intellisense. The makers describes it like this:

The Visual Studio IntelliCode extension provides AI-assisted development features for Python, TypeScript/JavaScript and Java developers in Visual Studio Code, with insights based on understanding your code context combined with machine learning.

4. Auto rename tag

You know when you are changing a

to a

, or a to a and the code breaks – this extension automatically rename paired HTML/XML tags.

5. Path autocomplete

Getting errors when trying to import a file because the path is wrong? This extension provides path completion. <3

VSCode Pets

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This doesn’t really do anything. But its cute. And fun.

Some other favorites

It was actually quite hard to limit this list to only 5 extensions, and it kind of varies from day to day which are my favorites. Here are some other ones that could have been on my list:

What is your favorite extensions?


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Thank you for reading, and happy coding!

/Eli

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Tanzim Ibthesam

I thank you for not selecting ES Lint