Degit for VS Code
This extension allows to use NPM's degit from within VS Code.
Tired of navigating the terminal to use Degit? Do you want to degit a project using a simple key binding in VS Code? Then this extension is exactly right for you. With it, you can use Degit from the comfort of your favorite text editor.
Since you’ve found this extension, you probably know what Degit is. But just in case you stumbled upon it and haven’t had the pleasure yet: Degit is a Node.js program developed by Rich Harris. It allows you to download Git repositories without the
Why is that useful? It's a great way to use Git repositories as templates. If you just clone the project, you get the history of the template itself, which you probably don’t want. The astute reader is may now be asking: "Why not use Github’s template functionality?". Good question! That's because it would assume you actually use Git with Github, which is not necessarily the case. But even if you do, you have to create a new Github repo to use the template, which is just as annoying.
Degit from Github
Currently, the extension comes with one command:
Bugs & Wishes
I plan to add more features (e.g., degit from gitlab or, more generally, any git URL) if I get the chance. If there’s something that would particularly help you, drop and issue on Github!
I plan on making this a bug-free place. But hey, they're tricky to get rid of. If you find any, drop and issue on Github! :)
Run the extension in VS Code
Launch debug environment (default