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An extension for Visual Studio Code that adds rich language support for CodeQL

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CodeQL for Visual Studio Code

This project is an extension for Visual Studio Code that adds rich language support for CodeQL. It's used to find problems in code bases using CodeQL. It's written primarily in TypeScript.

The extension is released. You can download it from the Visual Studio Marketplace.

To see what has changed in the last few versions of the extension, see the Changelog.

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  • Enables you to use CodeQL to query databases and discover problems in codebases.
  • Shows the flow of data through the results of path queries, which is essential for triaging security results.
  • Provides an easy way to run queries from the large, open source repository of CodeQL security queries.
  • Adds IntelliSense to support you writing and editing your own CodeQL query and library files.

Project goals and scope

This project will track new feature development in CodeQL and, whenever appropriate, bring that functionality to the Visual Studio Code experience.


This project welcomes contributions. See for details on how to build, install, and contribute.


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 CodeQL Research Terms & Conditions.

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