Run VS Code in the browser Web App

Web Development

Visual Studio Code aka VS Code is now running fully in the browser. When you go to, you’ll be presented with a lightweight version of VS Code. It seams that back in 2019 when de .dev top-level domain opened, Microsoft piked up the domain, witch till dis date was pointing at witch is there official website for vs code.

Now if you visit you will land on a lightweight version of VS Code running fully in the browser. An yes it looks and feels exactly the same.


Only a subset of extensions can run in the browser. Those that cannot be installed will have a warning icon and Learn Why link

for example:

  • Live sass compiler
  • Docker
  • live server
  • terminal
  • but i am shure that they are working on it ūüôā

Also certain keybindings may work differently in the web version.

Supported web browsers for VS Code web app

Not all web browsers support VS Code web app at the moment. those that don’t support VS code will still run the API but you cannot open folders locally only a remote repository like one on GitHub.

Supported web browsers are to this date Chrome and not surprisingly Edge, yes Edge, you know visual studio code from Microsoft ūüėõ


Although at the moment, there are few advantages with the promise of more to come in the future, here are some of them:

  • Local file viewing and editing.
  • Quickly take notes (and preview!) in Markdown.
  • Even if you are on a restricted machine where you cannot install the full VS Code, you may still be able to use to view and edit local files.
  • Edit your code on lower powered machines like Chromebooks, where you can’t (easily) install VS Code.
  • Live Share Sessions
  • Develop on your mobile devices like iPad.

Watch on YouTube:

Listen to the podcast:

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