Making a code change with VS Code


Codewind automatically builds and redeploys your application whenever you make a code change and save the file.

To see this feature in action, make a change to the getting started example.

1. Edit the index.html file:

image of the index.html file as it appears in VS Code

2. In the file, find the Congratulations! line.

image of the congratulations line in the file

3. Change the heading from Congratulations to I did this:

image of the text change

The status of the project changes to Stopped while the project is rebuilt and deployed:

image of the stopped project

After a few moments, the status changes back to Running:

image of the running project

4. Click the Open Application icon to show your code change running: image of the Open Application icon

image of the application as it appears in a web browser

Next Steps

Getting started with Codewind You have now completed all the steps to get started with Codewind. To learn more about how you can develop using Codewind, choose from the following:

If you would like to use Codewind with your cloud, choose from the following:

Using Codewind as a hosted application in the cloud See the Codewind on Eclipse Che instructions

Installing Codewind for remote use You have now completed all the steps to get started with Codewind. If you intend to use Codewind remotely, you have now completed the prerequisite step of installing Codewind on your local machine and can now proceed:

  1. Deploy Codewind to your cloud if not already done so by you or a sysadmin/DevOps engineer. See tutorial Deploying Codewind Remotely.
  2. Connect your Codewind extension of your local desktop IDE to Codewind in your cloud by following the tutorial Using Codewind Remotely. Next step: Buiding and deploying in a cloud environment

To learn more about the different ways of using Codewind - locally, remotely, or as an application hosted on the cloud - see Codewind Architecture.