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Fuchsia extension for VS Code

Implements the commonly needed functionality for Fuchsia development.


  • View device logs
  • Run and debug tests
  • Explore and debug components
  • FIDL and CML syntax highlighting

View device logs

  1. Select a Fuchsia device using the Device Selector in the bottom toolbar:

    Device selector

  2. Select “Show log for device name” from quick picker:

    Show log

  3. View the logs:

    Log viewer

Run and debug tests

  1. Select the “Testing” tab from the left navigation bar and view the list of tests in your current build configuration:

    Test explorer

  2. Click the “Run Test” or “Debug Test” button to run or debug the test. Double-click the test to jump to the that defines the test.

Explore and debug components

  1. Select the “Run and Debug” tab from the left navigtaion bar and expand the “Fuchsia Components” panel to view the components running on the device:

    Component explorer

  2. Click the “Attach Debugger” button to attach the debugger to the component. Set a breakpoint by clicking to the left of a line of source code to stop the component on that line of code.

  3. Click a component to show more information about that component.


FFX path

The FFX tool path can be set under Settings > Extensions > Fuchsia SDK. If this path is not set, the extension will automatically search for it at:

  • ./tools/ffx
  • ./.jiri_root/bin/ffx

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  • Please report issues/feedback here.

Legal Notice

Use of the Fuchsia core developer tools is subject to the Google Terms of Service. The Google Privacy Policy describes how data is handled in your use of this service.