Tanzu Developer Tools for VS Code is the official VMware Tanzu IDE extension for VS Code. It helps you develop with the Tanzu Application Platform. The Tanzu Dev Tools extension enables you to rapidly iterate on your workloads on supported Kubernetes clusters with Tanzu Application Platform installed.
Tanzu Developer Tools for VS Code currently supports VS Code on macOS and Windows OS for Java applications.
Deploy applications directly from VS Code
The Tanzu Dev Tools extension enables rapid iteration of your applications on Tanzu Application Platform by deploying them as workloads directly from within VS Code.
See code updates running on-cluster in seconds
With Live Update (facilitated by Tilt), the Tanzu Developer Tools extension enables you to deploy your workload once, save changes to the code and see those changes reflected within seconds in the workload running on the cluster.
Debug workloads directly on the cluster
The Tanzu Developer Tools extension enables you to debug your application in a production-like environment by debugging on your Kubernetes cluster enabled by Tanzu Application Platform. An environment’s similarity to production relies on keeping dependencies and other variables updated.
See workloads running on the cluster
From the Workloads panel you can see any workload found within the cluster and namespace specified in the current kubectl context.