Visual Studio Code Support for Lime/OpenFL
The Lime extension for Visual Studio Code adds code completion, inline documentation, populates the Haxe dependency tree and provides build, clean, test and (other) tasks automatically.
This depends on the Haxe extension, and requires Haxe 3.4.2 or greater. You should also have Lime installed and properly set up.
Opening a folder that contains a
Lime is a flexible, cross-platform framework for native desktop, mobile and console development, and Flash, HTML5 and WebAssembly.
OpenFL is a productive 2D library built on Lime. More information about Lime and OpenFL are available at http://www.openfl.org
For questions, comments or concerns, please visit the forums at http://community.openfl.org
Using Development Builds
Install Visual Studio Code
Go to https://code.visualstudio.com/download and install
Open Visual Studio Code, then go to "Preferences" > "Settings". This will open a text editor.
In the window, add the following value:
This will prevent an auto-update mechanism that will install a release version of vshaxe and lime-vscode-extension, breaking the development version
Install and build this extension
In the "extensions" directory:
Build the extension
If you do not want to debug the extension, you should build it at least once:
Otherwise, you can open the "lime-vscode-extension" directory using Visual Studio Code. This enables a development workflow, where you can use Ctrl+Shift+B (Cmd+Shift+B on Mac) to recompile the extension.
Hit F5 to begin debugging. This opens a second Visual Studio Code window with the extension enabled. Errors, log output and other data will be reported back to the "Debug Console" in the first window.
Using the extension
Open a folder that contains a Lime project file, and the extension should become active.
The lower-left part of the window should include status bar items for the current build target, configuration (release, debug or final) as well as an option for additional flags or defines.
You can change them by clicking, and selecting a new option in the pop-up. Code completion should be working, but may require a update or build first.
You should be able to use Ctrl+Shift+B (Cmd+Shift+B on Mac) to access the