This page here covers how to setup a machine ready for developing logic app standard. Note this covers the bare minimum things but also some of the common
development tools that we use in developing integration solutions with logic apps.

Microsoft Docs

The notes below are based on info in this page in the microsoft documentation but also add other useful things from real world dev.

Install Chocolatey

We will use chocolatey to install some of the widgets needed

Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString(''))

Install Node.js and NPM

We need node for logic app standard and also npm to install some of the things we need.

Microsoft wants us to use 12.x.x or 14.x.x
We will install version 14.21.2

Get it from this link (NOTE: Get the x64 msi = node-v14.21.2-x64.msi)

In the msi also tick the box to install supported tools which will also install chocolatey

Check Versions of NPM and Node

node -v
npm -v

NPM installed but not latest

npm install -g npm

Install Functions Core Tools with NPM

npm i -g [email protected] --unsafe-perm true

Install VS Code with Chocolatey

choco install vscode

Install VS Code Extensions

Install C# for VS Code

code --install-extension ms-dotnettools.csharp

Install Azure Account for VS Code

code --install-extension

Cuecumber – For specflow:

code --install-extension alexkrechik.cucumberautocomplete

Azurite – For storage emulator

code --install-extension Azurite.azurite

Test Explorer for dotnet

code --install-extension formulahendry.dotnet-test-explorer

Install Logic App Extension

code --install-extension ms-azuretools.vscode-azurelogicapps

Install Terraform and Azure Terraform

code --install-extension HashiCorp.terraform
code --install-extension ms-azuretools.vscode-azureterraform    

NPM Support

code --install-extension eg2.vscode-npm-script


code --install-extension sissel.shopify-liquid

Rest Client

code --install-extension


Turn on vs code auto save

File -> Auto Save

Nice to Have

The below are some useful tools / themes

code --install-extension vscode-icons-team.vscode-icons

To set the theme: File > Preferences > File Icon Theme > VSCode Icons.

The other common one is:

code --install-extension miguelsolorio.fluent-icons