VS Code and the Live Server extension
February 28th, 2020
- Link to VS Code and the Live Server extension podcast on anchorfm
I have always opened my
code editors from the
Command Line and from within
the directory I wanted to open in them using a
shell command. I did it with
Atom, I did it with
PHP Storm, and now I do it
VS Code. I do pretty much everything in
Command Line. So when someone
has a problem with
VS Code and uses the code editor outside of the
Command Line, I have to re-learn how to use
VS Code in a “different
way”. I have to take myself back to when I was learning how to use a tool, and I
wasn’t using the Command Line. It’s like temporarily retraining your mind.
You can’t think instinctively. You have to think deliberately.
Anyhoo, I decided to create a short little
screen recording in which I show
how to use
VS Code first with the
Command Line to open a project in
VS Code then using
Live Server, then not using the
Command Line, and
Live Server after opening a
file instead of a
I will be hosting the
.movs on YouTube, and embedding them into the transcript
of this podcast.
I will be embedding this episode of Plugging in The Holes along with a transcript in the form of a post on interglobalmedianetwork.com for your hearing and reading pleasure. I will be including the related resource links mentioned in the podcast of course. Always do. Bye for now!