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Tabnine - AI Autocomplete & Chat for Javascript, Python, Typescript, PHP, Go, Java & more

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Tabnine - AI Autocomplete & Chat for Javascript, Python, Typescript, PHP, Go, Java & more

Tabnine is a MUST HAVE extension. He will predict your next keystroke and sometimes it's just WOW; HOW IS IT POSSIBLE?.

Imagine you've a private string $firstName property in PHP. By starting to type private function set, Tabnine will understand you're probably creating a setter and will then suggest setFirstName(string $firstname).


class Customer
private string $firstName;

private function set // <=== Tabnine will predict and propose setFirstName(string $firstname)

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Another example...

Imagine the code below and take a look on the __construct method. We need to handle the $price parameter. We need to call the setter for it.


class Product
private string $productName = '';
private float $productPrice = 0;

public function __construct(string $name='', float $price=0)

public function getProductName(): string {
return $this->productName;

public function setProductName(string $name): void {
$this->productName = $name;

public function getProductPrice(): float {
return $this->productPrice;

public function setProductPrice(float $price): void {
$this->productPrice = $price;

And here is how VSCode will predict my keystrokes when Tabnine is enabled. As you can see, Tabnine will predict that, after I've typed $this- that I'll use my setProductPrice method. And he knows that this function requires a parameter so he suggests that I use my $price one.

Tabnine is so wow!

It's really amazing.

By default, Tabnine works offline i.e. don't use any cloud data provider like what GitHub Copilot does.

Complete code privacy

The information below comes from

Your code always remains private.

Tabnine NEVER stores or shares any of your code. Any action that shares your code with the Tabnine servers for the purpose of private code models (part of enterprise) requires explicit opt-in. Tabnine does not retain any user code beyond the immediate time frame required for training models. Private code models created by Tabnine Enterprise are only accessible by your team members.

Tabnine support a lot of languages, for instance, he's also working with pure text file (like this blog post).