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Starter workspace to use with the CodeQL extension for Visual Studio Code.
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vscode-codeql-starter

A starter workspace to use with the CodeQL extension for Visual Studio Code. For more information, see the vscode-codeql repo.

Instructions

  1. Install Visual Studio Code.
  2. Install the CodeQL extension for Visual Studio Code.
  3. Clone this repository to your computer.
    • Make sure to include the submodules, either by git clone --recursive or by git submodule update --init --remote after clone.
    • Use git submodule update --remote regularly to keep the submodules up to date.
  4. In VS Code, click File > Open Workspace. Select the file vscode-codeql-starter.code-workspace in your checkout of this repository.
  5. You will see several folders open in the left sidebar:
    • The ql folder contains the open-source CodeQL standard libraries for C/C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, and Python. It tracks the lgtm.com branch. You can run the standard queries from here, and browse the libraries.
    • The codeql-go folder contains the open-source CodeQL standard libraries for Go. It tracks the lgtm.com branch. You can run the standard queries from here, and browse the libraries.
    • The folders named codeql-custom-queries-<language> are ready for you to start developing your own custom queries for each language, while using the standard libraries. There are some example queries to get you started.
  6. Follow the documentation for the CodeQL extension to learn how to set up the extension, add a database and run queries against it. Have fun!

Contributing

This project welcomes contributions. See CONTRIBUTING.md for details.

Reporting issues

Issues and suggestions should be reported in the vscode-codeql repo.

License

This project is licensed under the MIT License.

The CodeQL extension for Visual Studio Code is licensed under the MIT License. The version of CodeQL used by the CodeQL extension is subject to the GitHub CodeQL Terms & Conditions.

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