Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Code online with Monaco in VS online

One of the most interesting and new features of Visual studio online is “Monaco”, the online code editor. With Monaco, you get a free, lightweight online code editor that is accessible from any device or platform and allows you to perform almost any tasks that can be done from a VS IDE.
To access Monaco follow the steps given below.
  • Open the Azure management portal
  • Click on websites and choose your website, which you want to edit using Monaco

  • Scroll down to the till you find the extensions tile on the website configurations section.
  • Click on the extensions and choose to add the visual studio online extension

  • After adding the extension, browse to see the code on the portal

  • On the let navigation panel, choose the Git icon to clone the vs online repository from the Git repository

  • Start editing the code from the browser.
  • After editing you can see the Git notifications for the changed files.

  • Click on this icon and commit the changes
  • Publish the changes and access the website to see your changes live!!!!

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