Visual Studio Code extension to send basic HTTP/S requests and receive a
response with an intuitive UI within Visual Studio code to enhance work
❗️ This extension is best paired with a dark-colored Visual Studio Code theme.
❗️ REST API Client cannot be installed or used when using a web version of Visual Studio Code
🔐 Security and Privacy
- REST API Client does not collect or store any of your personal information or request data
- REST API Client uses VSCode global state API in order to store your request history and favorites collections locally.
- Send a request and receive a response from your desired API endpoint.
- Seven request methods
- Various request options
- Add parameter to your API endpoint
- Add authorization option
- Basic Authorization
- Bearer Token
- Add body data
- Form data
- Raw data
- Code snippet of your current request, provided up to 18 different languages with their specific variants, to copy and paste to your codebase.
- Resizable vertical menu
- Various response body view format
HTML preview of the response data
- Basic metadata information
- Status code and text
- Response size
- Approximate time measurement to receive a response from your request
- Copy and paste code button
- Response headers view mode
- History collection sidebar
- Favorites collection sidebar
- Intuitive icon UI to favorite a request history or delete
- Search bar to find your specific request history
- Click and search from the sidebar collection
Simply click Open Menu button or open the Command Palette and type the command below:
Command + Shift + P on macOS and
Ctrl+Shift+P on Windows/Linux
> Start: New Request
|Create a API Client menu
❗️ You can only create one panel at a time.
📚 Tech Stacks
This project was created using the following tech stacks:
Current version 1.1.4
Visit here for a detailed release notes
If you have a suggestion that would make this project better, please fork this repository from here and create a pull request.
I appreciate even the tiniest suggestion or contribution you make to this project.
🪜 Step-by-step guide on how to make a pull request
- Fork this Project from here
- Create your Branch →
git checkout -b feature/newFeature
- Code up your outstanding logic →
- Commit your Changes →
git commit -m "feat: Add some newFeature"
- Push to the Branch →
git push origin feature/newFeature
- Vist your GitHub repository and open a Pull Request
🏗 Running the extension locally for development
git clone from this repository
npm run dev
- Press F5 to launch extension development mode
command + p or
ctrl + p and type
> Developer: Toggle Developer Tools to open browser console for easy debugging
⚠️ Bugs or Suggestions
If you found any bugs while using this extension or you have a suggestion please post it in issues.
This extension is released under the MIT license.