Posted On: Aug 25, 2020

With CloudWatch Logs integration in the AWS Toolkit for VS Code, developers working in VS Code can now interact with CloudWatch log groups in an AWS Region that are available to the active credentials profile. After listing and filtering the CloudWatch log streams for a selected log group, they can view a stream's most recent 10,000 lines/1 MB of log data, with the option of loading older data or new event that occurred after the initial loading. The interface for the log stream editor also allows you to download log data to files stored on your local machine.

The AWS Toolkit for VS Code is an open-source plugin that lets you leverage the integrated development environment (IDE) for the creation, debugging, and deployment of software applications on Amazon Web Services. The AWS Toolkit extension facilitates access to resources in your AWS account through the AWS Explorer view. This interface option enables you to interact with an array of AWS services to carry out tasks such as viewing S3 resources, opening CloudWatch logs, and invoking remote lambda functions.

Install the AWS Toolkit and check out the AWS Toolkit User Guide. You can share your views using the feedback tool in the IDE plugin, or submit feature requests and issues on GitHub.