Mac: show hidden files in finder

  1. Open terminal
    • <command>+<space>
    • Type in “terminal”
    • Double-click terminal
  2. Type in the following to enable viewing of hidden files in the finder
    defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES [NO = hidden files off]
  3. Relaunch the finder
    • Hold <options> key and right click on finder
    • Click on Relaunch


VS Code / Angular: launch in debug browser

.vscode.zip (1.91 kb)

Figure 1.  Launch debugger in Chrome

  1. Ensure Debugger for Chrome extension is installed (figure 2)
  2. In .vscode folder add launch (figure 3) and tasks (figure 4) json files
  3. From VS Code debug select Launch Chrome or Launch Chrome (Test)


Figure 2.  Visual Studio Code extension for Debugger for Chrome

{
"version": "0.2.0",
"configurations": [

{
"name": "Launch Chrome",
"type": "chrome",
"request": "launch",
"preLaunchTask": "npm start",
"url": "http://localhost:4200/",
"webRoot": "${workspaceFolder}",
"trace": true,
},
{
"name": "Launch Chrome (Test)",
"type": "chrome",
"request": "launch",
"preLaunchTask": "npm test",
"url": "http://localhost:9876/debug.html",
"webRoot": "${workspaceFolder}"
}
]
}
Figure 3. launch.json file
 
{
"version": "2.0.0",
"tasks": [
{
"label": "npm start",
"type": "npm",
"script": "start",
"isBackground": true,
"group": {
"kind": "build",
"isDefault": true
},
"problemMatcher": {
"pattern": "$tsc",
"background": {
"beginsPattern": {
"regexp": "(.*?)"
},
"endsPattern": {
"regexp": "Compiled |compile."
}
}
}
},
{
"label": "npm test",
"type": "npm",
"script": "test",
"problemMatcher": [],
"group": {
"kind": "test",
"isDefault": true
}
}
]
}
Figure 4. tasks.json file