Report technical debt directly from VSCode
Your code never leaves your machine.
Find out more about our security below, and about our full offering on stepsize.com.
Setting up the extension
Simply install the extension and follow the instructions.
Or visit app.stepsize.com/editor-extensions and follow the instructions.
You'll need to create an account
🔐 This extension complements the Stepsize web app and the other integrations. You'll need to register to use it. 🔐
Removing this requirement is on our roadmap, but we're a small team and the backlog is packed 😅
Bookmarking code & reporting debt
Bookmark any code snippet, file, or directory while you work to express your thoughts on it later.
Express your thoughts on tech debt by creating issues linked to code, reporting time lost, and more.
Using the extension to be aware of debt
Stepsize annotates code that's been flagged so you can share knowledge with your teammates.
Does Stepsize upload my code to the cloud?
No, your code never leaves your machine.
We only store metadata about your code. When you create an issue, this is the kind of data we store:
This allows us to:
Adding Stepsize as a recommended extension
We recommend you add Stepsize as a recommended extension to help your team discover it and easily add it to their workflow – managing tech debt is a team sport!
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Get in touch & give us your feedback
We're keen to hear from you to improve our service!
For now this extension is released as proprietary software with an end-user license agreement.
It looks a bit scary, but basically it says "this is free beta software, use it at your own risk". It points out that we collect some telemetry data to improve the extension, and that feedback you give us is our intellectual property.