Posted On: Mar 29, 2019
The AWS Toolkit for the Visual Studio Code is now available for download from the Visual Studio Marketplace with support for node.js. Previously, the toolkit was only available on GitHub. The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code is in developer preview.
The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code is an open source plug-in that makes it easier to develop applications on AWS. Today the toolkit provides an integrated experience for developing serverless applications in node.js with more languages and features to come. The toolkit helps you get started fast with built-in project templates that leverage the AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) to define and configure resources. The toolkit also includes an integrated experience for step-through debugging of serverless applications with the AWS SAM CLI and makes it easy to deploy your applications from the IDE.