Best Visual Studio Code Extensions


JavaScript (ES6) code snippets

Code snippets for JavaScript in ES6 syntax

Import Cost

Display import/require package size in the editor Import Cost


Live Scratchpad for JavaScript. Quokka.js


Document This

Automatically generates detailed JSDoc comments in TypeScript and JavaScript files. Document This

Icon Fonts

Snippets for popular icon fonts such as Font Awesome, Ionicons, Glyphicons, Octicons, Material Design Icons and many more!



📸 Polaroid for your code Polacode


Material Icon Theme

Material Design Icons for Visual Studio Code Material Icon Theme

Material Theme

The most epic theme now for Visual Studio Code Material Theme


Bracket Pair Colorizer 2

A customizable extension for colorizing matching brackets Bracket Pair Colorizer 2

Angular Extension Pack

Some of the most popular (and some 'Loiane Groner' find very useful) Angular extensions.

Better Comments

Improve your code commenting by annotating with alert, informational, TODOs, and more! Better Comments


Mark lines and jump to them

Code Spell Checker

Spelling checker for source code Code Spell Checker


An amazing tool that makes authoring of DocFX-based documentation even more convenient, the main features include previewing DocFX generated conceptual documents, generating token tree of markdown file DocFX

Git History

View git log, file history, compare branches or commits Git History

GitLens — Git supercharged

Supercharge the Git capabilities built into Visual Studio Code — Visualize code authorship at a glance via Git blame annotations and code lens, seamlessly navigate and explore Git repositories, gain valuable insights via powerful comparison commands, and so much more GitLens

Path Intellisense

Visual Studio Code plugin that autocompletes filenames
Path Intellisense

Prettier - Code formatter

VS Code plugin for prettier/prettier

This post will be updated as soon as I find new interesting extensions. I have a dedicated repository for the same list in GitHub which you can follow to get updates.

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