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BLOGTO: Vscode extension to help you post blogs to Hashnode, Medium and Dev.to

BLOGTO: Vscode extension to help you post blogs to Hashnode, Medium and Dev.to

Pratik Sharma
·Dec 18, 2021·

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Table of contents

  • Why BlogTo was build :
  • Features (0.6.1):
  • Setup up :
  • Upcoming Features,Bugs, issues and possible solutions.
  • Alternative to BlogTo:

BlogTo is a vscode extension which helps your post your ideas to medium.com, hashnode.com, and dev.to

Beta release. Extension may have some issue or bugs.

Screenshot 2021-12-18 at 7.33.51 PM.png

Why BlogTo was build :

  • Create a utility tool to let people blog faster
  • Avoiding the friction
  • Giving enough features and flexibility.

Features (0.6.1):

  1. Post blogs to dev.to, medium and hashnode
  2. Simple UI
  3. Good feedback.
  4. Simple to set up

Setup up :

  1. Download the extension here
  2. Click on the config button, set up the api tokens for medium, dev.to and hashnode.

    • This will fetch user data and save it localSession in vscode.
  3. Open any markdown files in Vscode and Start posting blogs.

  4. Issues and Error

Upcoming Features,Bugs, issues and possible solutions.

  1. Image uploading
    • Extract all the image tags, uploading them on the platform via api, get the image url and replace them in the markdown.
  2. There is a limit of 10 requests per 30 seconds.(dev.to)
  3. Posting as organisation

Alternative to BlogTo:

Will be writing an extended version on blogto. Do let me know if you guys face any issue or have any feedback.

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