Visual Studio Code

  • 2022-01-24  
  • 2023-11-07

In this note, you will find information about useful extensions and features of Visual Studio Code.

Extensions #

Marp for VS Code #

Create simple slide decks as code using Markdown markup language.

  1. Install Marp for VS Code.
  2. Create new file type Marp Markdown.
  3. Use Markdown syntax to create slides.
Simple slide in Marp.

Simple slide in Marp.

Read more about Marpit Markdown syntax to know how to suite slides to your needs.

Insert Date String #

An easy way to insert current date and time thanks to extension created by Jakub Synowiec.

  1. Install Insert Date String extension.
  2. Insert date and time:
    • Shift⇧cmd⌘ I (macOS)
    • CtrlShift I (Windows/Linux)
  3. Go to extension settings if you want to change format of inserted date and time and change setting named Insert Date String: Format:
    • default value
      YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss
      2021-12-30 09:07:11
    • UTC Time offset value included

Read more about Insert Date String in Usage instruction.