4 Visual Studio Code extensions you need as a Power Platform developer
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Feb 19, 2023 6:00 PM

4 Visual Studio Code extensions you need as a Power Platform developer

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Visual studio code, huh? YES! Power Platform is a low code platform, you’re right… but sometimes a little bit of code lets us take things

Visual studio code, huh? YES! Power Platform is a low code platform, you’re right… but sometimes a little bit of code lets us take things to the next level, and so in this post, I’ll be going over 5 VS Code extensions you could be making use of in your day to day Power Platform development practices!

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Other useful Tools for PowerApp Development:

  1. Power Platform Tools: This extension provides a set of tools for working with the Microsoft Power Platform, including Dynamics 365 CE and Model-Driven Apps, PowerApps, Logic Apps, Flow and CDS. It includes features such as code snippets, IntelliSense support for languages like TypeScript or JavaScript and integrated debugging capabilities.
  1. XrmToolBox: XrmToolBox is an essential toolkit for Dynamics 365 developers that allows them to easily access data stored in Dynamics CRM/365 Customer Engagement instances without having to write any code. It has many useful features such as connecting different environments together (e.g., from dev to prod), creating custom workflows and plugins, viewing entity metadata information and more!
  1. Azure DevOps Extension: The Azure DevOps Extension helps streamline your development process by providing easy access to popular services like GitHub repositories, Visual Studio Team Services projects and Jenkins build jobs directly within Visual Studio Code editor window! You can even use it to manage pull requests across multiple accounts or teams so you’re always up-to-date on the latest changes in your project's source control system!
  1. Fiddler Everywhere: Fiddler Everywhere is a powerful web debugging proxy that can be used with any browser or application platform—including the Microsoft Power Platform—to inspect HTTP traffic coming into and out of a machine running Windows OS. With this extension installed inside VS Code you'll get real time insights

Jun 3, 2021 — The Power platform extension brings the Power Platform Command line interface (CLI) to work within the context of the VSCode Editing environment ...

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The Power Platform Extension Pack is the ultimate collection of extensions for working with Power Platform & Dataverse resources in VS Code.

The Power Platform VSCode extension makes it easy to manage Power Platform e