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Mohcine BAADI
Mohcine BAADI

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Vscode is finally available in the browser

A web-based and lightweight version of vscode is now accessible via the web, all you have to do is go to the link https://vscode.dev, and you will be presented with an instance of vs code.

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and to make it even better, sync it (i.e. syncing settings, themes, key bindings, ...etc) with the vscode in your local machine by activating "Settings Sync" and connecting it with either your Microsoft or Github account.

that's it, enjooooy

Source: vscode.dev

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emptyother • Edited on

It also exist on github.dev.

Best part: Press . in any of your repositories on GitHub to open it in github.dev.

Drawback i just found: This doesnt work on gists.

Edit: Okay, seems there is a difference between github.dev and vscode.dev. One opens up only github projects; the other one can open up local (and remote) files.

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Mohcine BAADI Author

github.dev is just an instance of vscode.dev, it may come handy especially if you want to edit a file or multiple files and commit changes, you can do that right in the browser

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Darshan-Bajeja

Wohoo
Now if I travel somewhere and someone doesn't allow me to install dev-related stuff on their machine for me to work (u know there are people like that who think we as devs will hack their computer!), I can use this.

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Ostap Bregin

Is there a source code for this thing? Super interesting

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Mohamad Bo Hamad

Can it work offline? When my service is off for a day or 2 or 3 ?

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Xiao_e_yun

Yes

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nico huidem

Can the code be shared just like in jsfiddle?

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Mohcine BAADI Author • Edited on

It's not actually intended for code sharing, but I guess you can use something like Live server (it's an extension for real time sharing)