Visualize your templates with the Azure ARM Template Viewer extension for VS Code

Visualize your templates with the Azure ARM Template Viewer extension for VS Code

Recently, Ben Coleman at Microsoft announced the ARM Template Viewer extension for Visual Studio Code, which can easily visualize your Azure Resource Manager templates directly from within VS Code. Three years ago, I wrote about Azure Resource Manager Template Visualization with ARMVIZ, which appears to now exist as a Visual Studio Code extension, too. I see it fit to post this tip about visualizing your templates, in case you're also doing a lot of template designing in your line of business. The joy, right? Visualizing your Azure Resource Manager templatesInstall the extension in VS Code. You can search for it,…

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Azure Tip: Installing and using the Azure CLI in VSCode

1. Install the Azure CLI Tools extension in vscode If you don't already have the Azure CLI installed, you can open the link to the landing page directly from vscode (or use the link above): Choose your platform and install. 2. Start working with the Azure CLI Tools extension in vscode Once this extension is installed, it's pretty straight forward to get started. I have a lot of files, configurations and common commands that I run on a daily basis with my production and dev tenants; With the support of vscode and the integrated CLI it's easier to ensure correctness…

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Tip: Docker Extension for VSCode

Tip: Docker Extension for VSCode

I've been spending a lot of time with .NET Core, Docker, a plenitude of Azure services, various cloud systems and API's. The common denominator of all my projects of late, is that they're all touching Docker in one way or the other. With Docker there's plenty of ways to do things. This post is simply a tip if you're using VSCode and also working with Docker to some extent; It'll help with some basic tasks. Docker Extension for Visual Studio Code, installation Press Ctrl + P (Windows) Type ext install vscode-docker Select and install the extension (as of this writing it's…

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