Using Apigee in VS Code

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Access and explore Apigee in VS Code as described in the following sections.

Accessing Apigee in VS Code

To access Apigee in VS Code, launch VS Code and click Apigee in VS Code icon in the Activity Bar, as shown in the following figure.

Apigee in VS Code showing the icon in the activity bar, the Apigee Explorer, and the Apigee Emulator

Alternatively, to open Apigee in VS Code using the command palette, select View > Command Palette and select View: Show Cloud Code - Apigee.

Apigee in VS Code consists of two main components, as shown in the left pane of the figure above:

  • Apigee Explorer used to manage the Apigee workspace, develop and deploy your APIs, and build and export test resources
  • Apigee Emulator used to view your local runtime emulator activity

Learn about the tasks that you can perform using each component in the following sections.

Exploring the Apigee Explorer

Use the Apigee Explorer to develop and deploy your API proxies in your local environment.

Apigee Explorer with call outs for develop API proxies, manage Apigee workspace, develop shared flows, manage resources, configure and deploy environments, and build and export test resources.

As highlighted in the previous figure, the Apigee Explorer enables you to perform the following tasks:

Exploring the Apigee Emulator

Use the Apigee Emulator to view your local runtime emulator activity.

Apigee Emulator with call out to start/stop button, reset, and refresh view

As highlighted in the previous figure, the Apigee Emulator enables you to:

For more information about the Apigee Emulator, see Managing the Apigee Emulator.

Next steps

To get started using Apigee in VS Code: