Welcome to the Topcoder Extension for VSCode ! Are you a Topcoder competitor? Are you tired of clicking around websites and would much rather use your keyboard? Then this is the extension for you! With this extension you can interact with the Topcoder platfrom all from within the comfort and safety of your IDE. With this extension you can:
Find active challenges
Register for a challenge
Check out a project starter pack
Submit your solutions to a challenge
View your scores for your submissions
So install this extension and get Topcodering today!
This extension is meant to closely integrate the Topcoder platform with VSCode, the text editor, to allow the user to perform actions related to the Topcoder platform from within the editor, without having to open a browser.
The extension provides several commands in the Command Palette:
Topcoder: Login to login in Topcoder using Device Authorization Flow.
Topcoder: Logout to clear the stored login token.
Topcoder: View open challenges to list active challenges in a tabular view. Upon clicking on a challenge title, challenge details will be displayed in a new tab.
Topcoder: Upload submission to upload the current workspace to topcoder challenge.
Topcoder: Clone a repository to clone a gitlab/github public repository.
The extensions adds an activity bar item that has 3 sections.
Your Active Contests will list all the contests that you have registered to.
Your Active Submissions will list all the submissions that you have done. You will be able to view the reviews and artifacts (if any) for the submission.
Home has 4 parts, which will allow you to open the list of all active challenges, report a problem, configure settins and login/logout.
You can view the list of open challenges in the Topcoder platform
You can view the details of a challenge
You can register for open challenges
You can initialize your workspace after registering for a challenge. This creates a .topcoderrc file with the challenge details present in it. This file is used by the extension and never to be altered manually
You can also clone challenge repositories right into your workspace