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Start vscode from

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Start vscode from

It's not something new, but it's probably not known well enough: by surfing on any Github repository like f.i., you can just press . (the dot key) on your keyboard to start vscode online i.e. see the current repository in

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Change the domain extension to

You can achieve the same result by updating the URL and modify the .com extension to .dev

But what's the point? Why would I need itโ€‹

Imagine you're not at home, on your own computer, and you want to change your repo?

But also that you're on a bus/train/plane and want to correct a typeface you've just seen.

You can still want to make a very small update like changing your file. It's really faster to do online than having to clone/update the project on your computer, make the change, add/commit/push it.

Using a smartphone

Just surf on your repo using your smartphone, nothing more than using a basic web browser, change the extension to .dev and bingo, you can start to edit your repo (or the one of someone else if you want to suggest a Pull request (aka a PR)).

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