Just a small trick I wanted to share. As I mentioned in my last post, I often launch the command-line via shortcut with a script (
shell.bat) that initialises the environment for working on a specific project. This shortcut is usually pinned to the start menu so I have easy access.
Continue reading Active Project Shell
I recently took the time to set up a new VSCode project to work with SDL as a learning exercise. To do this, I adapted this LazyFoo tutorial for Visual Studio. The whole process probably took me an hour or so (less than it took me to write this blog post, sadly).
Let’s start off by looking at the project layout.
Continue reading SDL and VSCode
As I mentioned in Part 1, I wrote almost all of the important code for the extension in the first afternoon. The difficulty came in wrapping my head around the Visual Studio Extension framework and environment. The full source code is available on GitHub should you want to check out the implementation. I’m writing this out here in the hope that it could help others who face the same difficulties I did.
Continue reading VSBlockJumper Postmortem Part 2: Code and Publishing