Visual Studio Code Extensions
Visual Studio Code is the lightweight code editors. Well, some heaviness can be seen in VS codes because of their other code editors, mostly Sublime Text and Atom. But, the main functionality of the VS code editor comes from the advanced performance and technology. Moreover, it offers some highly lucrative features such as IntelliSense, which were only available in full-sized IDEs like Eclipse or Visual Studio 2017.
It no doubts that the great features of VS codes belong to the marketplace. As the open source community helps develops in creating the framework, developing language and creating the new technology. The framework support comes in various ways, such as snippets, syntax highlighting, Emmet and IntelliSense features for that specific technology.
Category Wise VS Code Extensions
#1. Snippet Extensions
#2. Syntax Extensions
VS Code Extensions has a pretty nice range of the syntax extensions. The syntax extensions can change the color of the theme. To highlight the features of syntax extensions couple of helping tools are required, such as:
DotENV – This syntax comes handy if you are working with Node as it is a syntax for env files.
#3. Linter Extensions
ESLint – This extension interstates ESLint in the VS codes. It is the most popular linter extension with the 1.6 million downloads by far.
JSHint – It is a code checker extension used by jshintrcfile at the root of your project for configuration.
#4. Node Extensions
npm – It uses package. jsonto validate installed packages. It ensures that the number of packages installed, it makes a list of the package which missing or hasn’t installed.
Path IntelliSense – It isn’t typically related to the Node, but you required some level of intelligence to automatically complete filenames.
Node exec – It helps in a currently selected file with the Node.js.
View Node Package – To quickly view the Node package from the VS Code Extensions.
Node Readme – To quickly open npm package in Node.js.
Search node_modules – This extension allows you to search the node_modules folder, which is usually excluded from the standard search.