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Visual Studio Code for AdonisJS 4 Development

Visual Studio Code for AdonisJS 4 Development

12mins
5 lessons
Beginner
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Visual Studio Code or VS Code as it is mostly called is an open source code editor created by Microsoft. Over the years, it has gained popularity, which makes it one of the most used and favorite code editor. This can be attributed to it exciting features such as built-in Git, integrated terminal to name but a few. Above all, VS Code is extensible and customizable as there are lot of extensions to extend or add new features the code editor. In this course, you'll learn how to set up VS Code for AdonisJs development.

Introduction

1m 9s

A brief introduction to Visual Studio Code and some of the features that made it so popular.

Setting up

In this lesson, we look at how to add Edge templating support to VS Code. We cover things like syntax highlighting, Edge snippets and how to make use of Emmet features inside Edge files.

Having some cool AdonisJs specific snippets can save us some typing and help speed up our development workflow. In this lesson, we see how to achieve that.

3m 55s

AdonisJs makes use of the JavaScript Standard Style to style and format its code. To make sure we conform to the convention of the framework, let’s set up VS Code to also make using of the JavaScript Standard Style to style and format how code automatically.

Since we are trying to conform to the JavaScript Standard Style, it makes sense to also have StandardJs styled snippets. We see how to achieve that in this lesson.

Chimezie Enyinnaya

Hi, I'm Chimezie Enyinnaya, your teacher.

I’m a self-taught software developer based in Lagos, Nigeria, with over 8 years of experience. In the last couple of years, I've been doing more teaching because I enjoy sharing my knowledge so that others can benefit from it. Come along as I teach you all I know about AdonisJS, Node.js, and JavaScript at large!