There are several ways to save user data in VSCode. Until version 1.53.0 all private information used to be kept in Memento objects using workspaceState and globalState or keytar for example. Keeping passwords with tokens in a standard configuration file or using environment variables wasn’t a good idea either, because all that data could be read and cached by other extensions.
At Bugout, we are heavy users of the GitHub API. We primarily use it for data analysis. GitHub’s personal access tokens have worked really wellRead More »