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Visual Studio Code (VSCode)

lbuild module: modm:ide:vscode

Visual Studio Code (VSCode) is a popular IDE with an integrated debugger UI.

This module provides configuration files to integrate building, debugging, uploading and code completion into the IDE:

  • .vscode/tasks.json: If the modm:build:scons and modm:build:make module are included, this file wraps the building and uploading commands by profile. You can invoke them by Ctl+Shift+B (macOS: Cmd+Shift+B).
  • .vscode/c_cpp_properties.json: Configures IntelliSense for better code completion and for using the correct system headers. You need the C/C++ extension installed.
  • .vscode/launch.json: Configures the Cortex-Debug extension to start the debugger with a single click from the IDE.

Note that not all build system features are provided in the IDE, only the most common. You can call all build system tools from the command line. In addition, the modm:build:cmake module is supported natively by the CMake Tools extension and is therefore not wrapped.

We recommend adding this module from the command line so that you don't accidentally overwrite your modified files later: lbuild build -m ::vscode.

Note that some configuration options may be specific to your environment (such as the compiler path) and may not work in other environments.


modm:ide:vscode modm_ide_vscode modm: ide: vscode modm_build modm: build modm_ide_vscode->modm_build