Do you spend most of your day fighting code you didn't write using libraries someone else picked?
Tired of manually searching for solutions to those cryptic error messages?
This extension automatically searches GitHub and the wider Internet to provide you with potential
solutions to errors, exceptions, crashes, panics, and bugs that appear in your code. It runs in the
background watching your development process.
I am guilty of trying to figure things out with a debugger when the answer was on GitHub issues the
entire time! Now I don't have to stop and think about writing a good search query. This extension
comes up with dozens of query ideas and searches them in the background.
I needed this at work all the time, so I decided to make one for myself. I hope you find
it useful too!
Real-time Error Analysis: The extension analyzes your application's stderr and stdout in real
time to detect issues. Once an error or issue is found, it proactively searches for solutions or
relevant GitHub issues to help you resolve it.
Seamless Integration: You don't need to trigger the search manually. As you work, AI Error
Lookup operates quietly in the background, ready to assist whenever an issue arises.
Tailored Recommendations: Leveraging AI, the extension ensures that search results are
contextually relevant to your codebase and the nature of the error.
Instant Notifications: This extension adds a Solutions tab right next to the Problems tab.
Whenever a potentially helpful solution or GitHub issue is found, you'll receive an in-editor
notification. This allows you to quickly access the solution without breaking your development
Terraform, AI Error Lookup is designed to assist developers across a variety of languages and
To tailor the extension's search parameters:
Right-click on the error message in your terminal or editor and select "Refine Error Search".
Open the Command Palette and search for AI Error Lookup: Refine Search Parameters.
Visual Studio Code: The extension is developed for VS Code and will not work with other editors.
(optional) GitHub Personal Access Token: Searching github.com requires