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!
Created by Maria D. Campbell who lives and works in New York City building and teaching useful things. You should follow her on Twitter.