Cool Tools

Tools that are cool.

It all starts with: Chocolatey - Windows 'apt-get' application packages.

Install via PowerShell:
Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))

Install via cmd.exe:
@"%SystemRoot%\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe" -NoProfile -InputFormat None -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "[System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))" && SET "PATH=%PATH%;%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\chocolatey\bin"

The Basics

choco install powershell-core
Powershell Core Powershell Core: iex "& { $(irm } -UseMSI" choco install powershell-core
Vivaldi Web Browser
choco install vivaldi
7Zip File Archive Tool choco install 7zip
Notepad++ Text Editor choco install notepadplusplus
Greenshot Screen capture choco install greenshot
Cmder Command Line Interfaces choco install cmder Image Editor choco install
mRemoteNG RDP, SSH and other remote connections. Note: choco installs are iffy choco install mremoteng
KeePass Securely store credentials choco install keepass
choco install powershell-core vscode git 7zip notepadplusplus greenshot cmder -y

Development & DevOps Tools

VS Code Code Editor / IDE choco install vscode
TeamCity Continuous Integration Web-UI choco install teamcity
Octopus Deploy (Tentacle) Package Deployment & Release Management choco install octopusdeploy.tentacle

VS Code Extensions

Angular Snippets (Version 11) Angular version 11 snippets by John Papa
Apache Conf Snippets Apache Conf Snippets
Apache Conf Syntax highlighter for Apache configuration files
AutoHotkey Plus AutoHotkey language support for VS Code
AutoHotkey AutoHotkey language support for VS Code
Azure Account A common Sign-In and Subscription management extension for VS Code.
Azure Databases Create, browse, and update globally distributed, multi-model databases in Azure.
Azure Resources An extension for viewing and managing Azure resources.
Bash Beautify Format / Beautify bash and shell scripts
Bash Debug A debugger extension for bash scripts (using bashdb).
Better Comments Improve your code commenting by annotating with alert, informational, TODOs, and more!
Bookmarks Mark lines and jump to them
C# C# for Visual Studio Code (powered by OmniSharp).
Chocolatey Set of snippets and commands for helping with creating packages for Chocolatey.
Code Runner Run C, C++, Java, JS, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, Go, Lua, Groovy, PowerShell, CMD, BASH, F#, C#, VBScript, TypeScript, CoffeeScript, Scala, Swift, Julia, Crystal, OCaml, R, AppleScript, Elixir, VB.NET, Clojure, Haxe, Obj-C, Rust, Racket, Scheme, AutoHotkey, AutoIt, Kotlin, Dart, Pascal, Haskell, Nim, D, Lisp, Kit, V, SCSS, Sass, CUDA, Less, Fortran
Code Spell Checker Spelling checker for source code
Community Material Theme The official community maintained Material Theme with 'legacy' color schemes you love!
ConEmu Launcher ConEmu Launcher for VS Code
Debugger for Chrome Debug your JavaScript code in the Chrome browser, or any other target that supports the Chrome Debugger protocol.
ESLint Integrates ESLint JavaScript into VS Code.
EditorConfig for VS Code EditorConfig Support for Visual Studio Code
Excel Viewer View Excel spreadsheets and CSV files within Visual Studio Code workspaces.
External Tools Allows you to easily launch many other applications
Favorites Manager Manage and quickly access frequently used documents and documents' sets
File Templates This Extension allows to quickly create new files based on defined templates.
file-tree-generator generate tree from directory and files
File Utils A convenient way of creating, duplicating, moving, renaming and deleting files and directories.
Git Graph View a Git Graph of your repository, and perform Git actions from the graph.
Git History View git log, file history, compare branches or commits
gitignore Add file to .gitignore
gitignore Language support for .gitignore files. Lets you pull .gitignore files from the repository.
GitLens — Git supercharged Supercharge the Git capabilities built into Visual Studio Code — Visualize code authorship at a glance via Git blame annotations and code lens, seamlessly navigate and explore Git repositories, gain valuable insights via powerful comparison commands, and so much more
Gitlab MR Manage MRs in Gitlab from VS Code
google-search Google your doubts, errors and confusions!
HAProxy HAProxy Configuration Syntax Highlighter and Snippets
HTML Snippets Full HTML tags including HTML5 Snippets
Hex Editor Allows Hex Editing inside VS Code
Insert GUID Insert GUIDs in different formats directly into the editor.
IntelliSense for CSS class names in HTML CSS class name completion for the HTML class attribute based on the definitions found in your workspace.
json Json for Visual Studio Code
Kotlin Formatter
Kotlin Language Kotlin language support for VS Code
Kotlin Smart code completion, debugging, linting, syntax highlighting and more for Kotlin
Logstash Configuration Syntax / Language Support Adds syntax highlighting for logstash configuration files.
Logstash Snippets Logstash snippets
Markdown All in One All you need to write Markdown (keyboard shortcuts, table of contents, auto preview and more)
markdown-formatter A Markdown Plugin for code artist
markdownlint Markdown linting and style checking for Visual Studio Code
Markdown Shortcuts Shortcuts for Markdown editing
Material Theme The most epic theme now for Visual Studio Code
mongogo Integrates mongo shell into vs code.
NDJSON Colorizer colorizes NDJSON (Newline Delimted JSON) files
NGINX Configuration Language Support NGINX Configuration syntax, hint and autocompletion
NGINX Configuration Syntax highlighting for NGINX configuration files
nginx-formatter Formats Nginx Configuration
nginx.conf hint nginx.conf syntax, hint and autocompletion
nginx.conf Syntax highlighter for nginx conf files.
Notepad++ keymap Popular Notepad++ keybindings for Visual Studio Code
npm npm support for VS Code
NuGet Gallery NuGet Gallery Extension makes installing and uninstalling NuGet packages easier
NuGet NuPkg Viewer Display all information from a NuPkg file
NuGet Package Manager Add or remove .NET Core 1.1+ package references to/from your project's .csproj or .fsproj file using Code's Command Palette.
open-nuget-site search and view nuget site
Permute Lines Reverse, Unique, Shuffle lines as in Sublime Text
PowerShell Stack Overflow Search Search for selected text + the PowerShell tag on Stack Overflow
PowerShell Develop PowerShell scripts in Visual Studio Code!
pre-commit-vscode Run and manage pre-commit hooks from VSCode
Prettier - Code formatter Code formatter using prettier
Prettify JSON Visual Studio Code Prettify JSON Extension
psake Snippets Set of snippets for helping with creating psake scripts.
Remote - SSH: Editing Configuration Files Edit SSH configuration files
Remote - SSH Open any folder on a remote machine using SSH and take advantage of VS Code's full feature set.
Remote - WSL Open any folder in the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) and take advantage of Visual Studio Code's full feature set.
Remote Development An extension pack that lets you open any folder in a container, on a remote machine, or in WSL and take advantage of VS Code's full feature set.
SQL Server (mssql) Develop Microsoft SQL Server, Azure SQL Database and SQL Data Warehouse everywhere
Settings Sync Synchronize Settings, Snippets, Themes, File Icons, Launch, Keybindings, Workspaces and Extensions Across Multiple Machines Using GitHub Gist.
Shebang Snippets Snippets for shebang lines for different types of scripts.
ShellCheck Integrates ShellCheck into VS Code, a linter for Shell scripts.
shell-format shellscript、Dockerfile、properties、gitignore、dotenv、hosts、jvmoptions... DocumentFormat
shellman Shell script snippet
Slack Send messages and files to Slack from Visual Studio Code
Sort JSON objects Sorts the keys within JSON objects
Sort lines Sorts lines of text
systemd-unit-file Language support for systemd unit files
Task Explorer Tasks management for npm, vscode, yarn, ant, gradle, grunt, gulp, batch, bash, make, python, perl, powershell, ruby, and nsis
TeamCity Integration TeamCity integration for Visual Studio Code
Terminal Tabs Adds tabs for each terminal process to the status bar
Todo Tree Show TODO, FIXME, etc. comment tags in a tree view
URL Encode Allows URL-Encoding and URL-Decoding text, supports multiple selections and whole file if none
Visual Studio IntelliCode AI-assisted development
vscode-gitignore-syntax Syntax highlighting for .gitignore files.
vscode-icons Icons for Visual Studio Code
vscode-solution-explorer Visual Studio .sln file explorer for Visual Studio Code
XML Tools XML Formatting, XQuery, and XPath Tools for Visual Studio Code
XML Tools XML language support for VS Code
YAML to JSON Convert YAML from clipboard or current document/selection to JSON and vice versa.
YAML YAML Language Support by Red Hat, with built-in Kubernetes syntax support
Zip File Explorer Display the content of a Zip file in a Tree Explorer

PDF Tools

PDFsam Open Source. Split, Merge, Extract, Rotate choco install pdfsam
PDFCreator choco install pdfcreator


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