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Linux Tools

Git: Git is a software version control system designed to track software code changes. Evergreen's code changes are tracked at Git is almost always used from a command line interface, but there is a free 'Git for Windows' application that offers basic functionality (

Launchpad: Launchpad is the bug / wish list tracker that the Evergreen community uses. See:

Text Editor: Any plain text editor can be used. Notepad++ (available from is a simple open-source code editor. Visual Studio Code Editor is free code editor available from Microsoft ( that has the advantage of a built-in console so that you can update and compile code, plus view console output when testing the code, in the same window.


Useful extensions:

  • Filter Line – useful for narrowing down a search through log files
  • Log File Highlighter – color codes different parts of a .log file
  • Angular Language Service
  • Axe Accessibility Linter
  • Bookmarks
  • Better AsciiDoc
  • Compare Folders
  • Git History
  • Git Lens
  • PowerShell
  • Regex Previewer
  • Remote Explorer
  • Remote SSH
  • Rewrap
  • Tab Groups

If your server runs Linux and you get an error about the number of files in the workspace, you may need to adjust the inotify file watch limit.

To exclude compiler files from file search results, add **/.angular to the patterns that are excluded from search.

newdevs/landscape/tools.txt · Last modified: 2023/06/28 18:07 by scl

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