If you are using Visual Studio Code, whether for .NET development, for building single page applications using frameworks like Angular, React or Vue, or for writing applications in another language like Python, you will want to configure Visual Studio Code for Azure development.
Download Visual Studio Code
If you already have Visual Studio Code installed, you can skip this step
Install the Azure Tools Extension Pack
The Azure Tools Extension Pack contains extensions for working with Azure App Service, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, Cosmos DB, and Azure Virtual Machines all in one convenient package.
To install the extension from Visual Studio Code:
- Press Ctrl+Shift+X to open the Extensions window.
- Search for the Azure Tools extension.
- Select the Install button.
To learn more about installing extensions in Visual Studio Code, refer to the Extension Marketplace document on the Visual Studio Code website.
Sign in to your Azure account with Azure Tools
On the left hand panel, youll see an Azure icon. Select this icon, and a control panel for Azure services will appear. Choose Sign in to Azure... under any service to complete the authentication process for the Azure tools in Visual Studio Code.
Next, you will want to install the Azure CLI on your workstation.