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How VSCode's RestClient saved me from Postman

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I do not think Postman is bad (in the general sense), but it is the piece of software I hate the most that I need to use on a daily basis. Well, not anymore! I’ve recently found the perfect Visual Studio Code extension for managing APIs: RestClient.

How to debug a Node.js application remotely in VSCode

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Debugging a remote Node.js application in VSCode is an elementary procedure. Here it is a small “how to” in case you are struggling with it. A quick answer because you want a solution, not the story of my life.

Kotlin Development in VS Code

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Kotlin is a really sweet language. It is the perfect thing in between a “super-powerful and but difficult language” like Rust or Modern C++, and a “super-easy but that seems to be designed in the 80s” like Go. With the upcoming release on Kotlin Native, then, you can even ditch the JVM!

However, while IntelliJ is a great IDE, often I do not like to rely on big IDEs — especially when VSCode works perfectly well for 90% of my use cases. Therefore, it is time to see if and how I can use Kotlin in VS Code (and see what is missing).