Reference Documentation

With VS Code, you can carry out a range of Kubernetes tasks using just the Command Palette.

Launch the Command Palette using the 'Manage' menu Manage icon (gear icon), and select any of the listed tasks prefixed with Cloud Code: you'd like to run.

This is the full list of available Cloud Code commands:

Command Purpose
Help View our welcome experience
Report Kubernetes Extension Issue on GitHub Open a pre-populated issue on GitHub
New Application Create a new application from a template
Run on Kubernetes Run the current application on the active cluster
Set as Current Context Set the context for the active cluster
Remove from Context Set the given cluster as the current active cluster
Set as Active Namespace Set the given namespace as the current active namespace
Refresh Cluster Context Explorer Refresh the explorer
View Logs Open a terminal and write out the current logs from the container
Stream Logs Open a terminal and stream logs from the container
Copy Resource Value Copy the value of the given resource
Open URL Open URL in a web browser
Describe Give a detailed description of the resource
Delete Delete the given resource
Open Dashboard Open the Kubernetes dashboard
Get Terminal Open a terminal into the container
Create Kubernetes resource from current file Create a Kubernetes resource based on the configuration of the currently open file
Diff the current JSON/YAML file with Kubernetes deployed resource View the differences between a YAML file in source control and a deployed YAML file
Apply the current JSON/YAML file to the Kubernetes deployed resource Apply the current configuration file to a deployed resource
Open Minikube dashboard for starting/stopping local Minikube cluster Open Minikube dashboard to monitor and configure a local Minikube cluster
Mount Secret as Volume Mount the secret as a deployment in a base64 decoded file
Add Secret as Environment Variable Add an environment variable to the deployment with the value of the secret (base64 decoded)

Getting Support

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