June 21st, 2018 by inflectra
At Inflectra, we love making tools that make developers’ lives easier. That’s why we have so many extensions for the tools developers use most. We’re really excited to announce our next extension and for our first text editor: Visual Studio Code. This lightweight text editor has surged in popularity over the last few years (including at Inflectra). With the help of our returning intern, Peter, we now have a great extension in the Visual Studio Code Marketplace.
Using a new view in the activity bar, we crafted an easy way for you to see what’s most important to developers right from Visual Studio Code. Opening the new view will show you all the requirements, tasks, and incidents assigned to you. It will even automatically refresh! Clicking one of the items will show you additional information and provide you with a link to open it in browser.
One thing our developers often want to do while in the middle of coding is create a quick reminder task for themselves. With our VS Code extension, you now can! It’s easy to create a new task right from the Command Palette.
Because it’s VS Code there are keyboard shortcuts for everything, preferences to change if you wish, and a minimal, straightforward, user interface.
This extension will work with version 5.3 and later of SpiraTest, SpiraTeam, or SpiraPlan.
If you would like to install the extension, you can visit the Visual Studio Code Marketplace here, or search for ‘SpiraPlan’ or ‘Inflectra’ in the extensions panel within Visual Studio Code.