VS Code Pets
Puts a small, bored cat, an enthusiastic dog, a feisty snake, a rubber duck, or Clippy 📎 in your code editor to boost productivity.
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Install this extension from the VS Code marketplace.
With VS Code open, search for
vscode-pets in the extension panel (
Ctrl+Shift+X on Windows/Linux or
Cmd(⌘)+Shift+X on MacOS) and click install.
With VS Code open, launch VS Code Quick Open (
Ctrl+P on Windows/Linux or
Cmd(⌘)+P on MacOS), paste the following command, and press enter.
ext install tonybaloney.vscode-pets
Using VS Code Pets
Congrats on installing joy! Enjoy interacting with these cute pixelated pets. Read below to get a full understanding of this extension. Not convinced? Watch our extension spotlight on Visual Studio Code.
After installing, open the command palette with
Ctrl+Shift+P on Windows/Linux or
Cmd(⌘)+Shift+P on MacOS.
Run the "Start pet coding session" command (
vscode-pets.start) to see a cat in VS Code:
Now checkout the documentation to see what else is possible!
Visit the Crowdin Project in case you'd like to help with the translations. It will be synced automatically to the repository. You can also request a new language in the Discussions section.
The cat animations were designed by seethingswarm. The dog media assets for this extension were designed by NVPH Studio.
The forest theme was designed by edermunizz. The castle assets were created using artwork by GuttyKreum.
Marc Duiker created the Clippy, Rocky, Zappy, rubber duck, snake, cockatiel, Ferris the crab, and Mod the dotnet bot media assets.
Elthen created the fox media assets.
Karen Rustad Tölva designed the original concept of Ferris the crab.
Kevin Huang created the Akita inu media assets.
The turtle animations were designed by enkeefe using Pixelart.
Thanks to all the contributors to this project.