Save Time and Keystrokes with Emmet in Visual Studio Code

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Save Time and Keystrokes with Emmet in Visual Studio Code.
It’s been more than 8 years since Jon Udell posted an encouragement of blogging over email entitled “Too busy to Blog.
Count your keystrokes” and over 5 years since Scott Hanselman followed up with “Do they deserve the gift of your keystrokes?” Both posts explore the idea of our keystrokes being a limited resource that is better used to contribute to knowledge sources like blogs or wikis that are available to large numbers of people, rather than replying to a much more limited audience via email.
In this post, I’ll introduce you to one of my favorite new helpers, Emmet in Visual Studio Code , and show you how it helps me save keystrokes when working with HTML markup.

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The Best Laid Plans….
I’ve recently transitioned from working at home to working on-site at a client.

The client did a great job of provisioning a nice desktop PC and large dual monitors

But one of the things I missed from my home office was my standing desk.
To remedy this, I planned to bring in my laptop, set it up on a stand, and re-purpose one of the two monitors they provided so I could use Remote Desktop to connect to the desktop PC and still enjoy dual monitors…but there was a small wrinkle in my plan.

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