Visual Studio Code extension

The Snyk Visual Studio Code plugin provides analysis of your code and open source dependencies. Download the plugin at any time free of charge.
Snyk scans for vulnerabilities and returns results with security issues categorized by issue type and severity.
For open-source, you receive automated algorithm-based fix suggestions for both direct and transitive dependencies.
This single plugin provides a Java vulnerability scanner, a custom code vulnerability scanner, and an open-source security scanner.
Snyk scans for the following types of issues:
This page explains installation of the Visual Studio Code extension. After you complete the steps on this page, you will continue by following the instructions in the other Visual studio Code extension docs:

Supported languages, package managers, and frameworks

Supported languages and frameworks include C#, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Go, Ruby, Python, Ruby, PHP, Scala, Swift, and Objective-C.

Install the extension

The Snyk Visual Studio Code extension is available for installation on the Visual Studio code marketplace.
Follow these steps to install:

Requirements for Linux and Unix

When authenticating with Snyk, users have the option to copy the authentication URL to their clipboard.
For Linux and Unix users, this requires that the xclip or xsel utility be installed.


If you need help, submit a request to Snyk Support.