September 27, 2022Strava for VS Code
We built an extension for VS Code to help devs understand, challenge and celebrate themselves as they work to be more balanced programmers. Go unlock your achievements now.
September 7, 2022Are we developing more or less remotely now?
Developer Happiness Hour Notes discussing the evolution of remote development, the trend it’s going and some of the problems of remote development and the future of remote development.
August 16, 2022Use VS Code for Bug Reporting to Lower the Bar for New Contributors
As Open Source projects become more popular and the number of files and features grow, contributing to a project becomes more difficult. Learn in this blog post about a new VS Code extension that enables you creating GitHub issues with code references to help new contributor pick up your issues in no time.
January 18, 2022$ stateful standup | 🤔💡😆
We are happy to announce Stateful Standup! Effortlessly pipe yesterday's progress back into your brain, just in time for daily standup.
February 16, 2021Building analytics for developers
Read about what we're building at ActiveCove, why we think it matters, and the questions that our initial feature set aims to answer. In short, we plan to provide developers metrics about how they code, allowing them to redesign their workflow and habits.
January 18, 2021A homescreen mode for every mood in VS Code
We now allow you to create and customize groups of widgets and quickly switch back and forth between them, depending on your flow-state.
January 12, 2021Starting ActiveCove Inc.
Announcing that we're starting ActiveCove, why we're doing so, and what we're building.
December 16, 2020Todos in your IDE with rhyme & reason
Users have been enthusiastic about the Marquee feature for quickly jotting down todos while hunkered down over code. With a myriad of repos open, the ability to switch back and forth between workspace and global modes has proven enormously helpful in bringing order to todo list chaos.
October 10, 2020Hoard VS Code windows like browser tabs?
VS Code is designed to elegantly handle all kinds of repos: Mono. Many. Multi. Even hybrids. Settling a discussion to determine what repo-structure is best for a project is as futile as having a room full of people agree on the world's best ice cream flavor.
August 18, 2020When VS Code's "Open Recent" fails you
Marquee is a powerful extension 💪, that, amongst many productivity boosters, lets you customize your VS Code homescreen.
July 27, 2020What's on your VS Code home screen?
Exploring what folks want out of their immediate editor experience, and how we can help!
July 21, 2020Getting on top of my unsaved files in VS Code
One of the most important and unacknowledged pieces of my development workflow is the power of copy & paste. How else would I transfer code of Stack Overflow into my editor?
July 7, 2020Lost in VS Code windows?
Capture your thoughts within and between VS Code workspaces.
July 2, 2020Why, like Ariana, you should be grateful for your ex
Let's take a look at (ex-) development environments. (Ex-) IDEs more specifically. Ariana Grande serenades how one taught her love, one taught her patience, and one taught her pain. That'd be Vim, Xcode, and Eclipse for myself - in Miss Grande's exact order.
June 10, 2020Hello world, Marquee
About the launch of Marquee, our motivations for building it and where we see it going in the future.