Swift for Visual Studio Code
This extension adds language support for Swift to Visual Studio Code. It supports:
The extension is developed by members of the Swift Community and maintained by the SSWG. The aim is to provide a first-class, feature complete extension to make developing Swift applications on all platforms a seamless experience.
The Swift for Visual Studio Code extension is a community driven project, developed by the amazing Swift community. Any kind of contribution is appreciated, including code, tests and documentation. For more details see CONTRIBUTING.md.
For the extension to work, you must have Swift installed on your system. Please see the Getting Started Guide on Swift.org for details on how to install Swift on your system. Install the extension from VSCode Marketplace and open a Swift package! You'll be prompted to install and configure the CodeLLDB extension, which you should do so.
Automatic task creation
For workspaces that contain a Package.swift file, this extension will create the following tasks:
These tasks are available via Terminal ▸ Run Task... and Terminal ▸ Run Build Task....
If your workspace contains a package that has dependencies, this extension will add a Package Dependencies view to the Explorer:
Additionally, the extension will monitor Package.swift and Package.resolved for changes, resolve any changes to the dependencies, and update the view as needed.
The Swift extension uses the CodeLLDB extension for debugging.
When you open a Swift package (a directory containing a Package.swift) the extension creates build tasks and launch configurations for each executable. If the package contains tests, the extension creates a configuration to run the tests. These all use the CodeLLDB extension as a debugger.
CodeLLDB has a version of