Use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code

By | June 14, 2018

You can use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code. Azure Storage Extension for Visual Studio Code let you manage Azure Storages very easily. Using the Azure Storage extension for Visual Studio Code you can browse Azure File Shares, Tables, Queue and Blob Containers. You can create and manage storages using this extension and furthermore, it can invoke Azure Storage Explorer from Visual Studio Code.

Use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code

With this extension, you will find several feature sets for Azure Storage such as,

  • Create / Edit / Delete different types of Azure Storages
  • Access Connection String Azure Storages
  • Upload and Download Blobs
  • Open in Storage Explorer for exploring storages

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First, Install the Azure Storage Extension for Visual Studio Code from the Visual Studio Code Market Place

 

Once the installation is completed, you will find Azure Storage option under Azure Explorer Activity Bar.  Once you are authenticated with your Azure Subscription, you should be able to see all the storages under the Azure Storage Explorer.

Use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code

From now you can start exploring all the storage options. Consider an example of Creating an Azure Storage Queue from Visual Studio Code.

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Right-click on the Queue > Select Create Queue

Use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code

Provide the Queue Name and Press Enter.

Use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code

You should be able to check the newly created Queue. Further, you can delete it, or explore it further open it in Azure Storage Explorer.

Use Azure Storage from Visual Studio Code

For the Blob Storage, you can create container, upload and download blob block from Visual Studio Code.

 

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