What is VSCode SSH?
VSCode SSH is a plugin that allows you to edit files on remote servers directly from VSCode. No need to use FTP or scp to upload and download files. All you need is SSH access.
If you haven’t already, you can set up your server with SSH by following this guide: How To Set Up SSH Keys – DigitalOcean Tutorials.
The title of the blog for this product is: Learn How To Use VSCode SSH in The Most Convenient and Low Maintenance Way Possible
I recently wrote a blog post on how to use VSCode SSH, and it was by far the most well received blog post I have ever written.
The reason it got so much traction is because this is a feature that many web developers have not been able to find a solution for.
In this article I will be showing you how to use the SSH extension in VSCode.
This will allow you to edit files on remote servers from inside your text editor, rather than using the command line.
I will also be showing you how to setup your SSH keys so that you don’t have to enter your password every time you connect.
VSCode SSH is a sweet tool for developers who want to work remotely without the hassle of setting up and maintaining a separate development machine. If you’re using the latest version of VSCode, SSH is incredibly easy to use, and it can be done from within the editor itself.
1. Open up a new VSCode workspace or folder.
2. Go to View –> Command Palette (or hit CTRL + SHIFT + P).
3. Type in “remote” and select Remote-SSH: Connect to Host…
4. You will be prompted to enter your SSH configuration details. You can either enter them directly here or reference an external file by typing out the full path to the file (for example: ~/.ssh/config).
5. Click on the connection that you would like to make and wait for VSCode to connect (you will see a message in the bottom left corner of the window when it does).
Now you should be able to work on this remote machine as if it were your local machine!
I’m writing this post to share my experience of using the VSCode SSH extension for my work.
When I first started working with VSCode and the SSH extension, it was a bit overwhelming. I needed to use a remote server as my development environment and needed to configure everything from scratch. I didn’t know where to start and there weren’t many good tutorials out there for beginners like me. After a lot of trial and error, I finally figured out how to set up a system that was easy for me to use and maintain.
I’m going to show you how you can do the same thing too.
First, let me just say that in order for this setup to work properly you need a server that is running Ubuntu 18.04 or newer. In case your server isn’t running Ubuntu 18.04 or newer, then you should upgrade it before proceeding with the rest of this tutorial.
Have you ever wanted to use VSCode on the go to edit your code but could not because you did not want to download all of the node modules for your project?
In this article, I am going to show you how to use VSCode with SSH as a way to get around having all of the node modules downloaded on your local machine.
This is a great setup for anyone who is always on the go and does not want to worry about downloading all of their node modules when they are editing their projects.
My setup will include the following:
From the time I started using VSCode, there has been one thing that bothered me greatly. The need to constantly open and close my SSH sessions.
I am using VS Code and the Remote Development extension pack to connect to remote machines via SSH.
I can use my local VSCode to connect to my VPS servers and work on them. It’s great because with VS Code I can edit my code using all the nice features of my favourite editor. I don’t need any additional software on the server. It’s all done by the extensions in VS Code.
My setup is a little different than what you have described here, but it works well for me and does not require me to do anything special on the server side.
In this post I will describe how I set up my environment and why I think it is good for people who are looking for a way to work remotely from their local machine without having a full local installation of an IDE.