Set up your development environment

Sourcegraph extensions are usually written in TypeScript and are distributed as a single bundled JavaScript file that runs on the client. Start by installing and configuring the required software.

Node.js

Install Node.js to build and package your extension.

Sourcegraph.com account and the Sourcegraph CLI

Publishing an extension requires a Sourcegraph.com account. Sourcegraph Enterprise instances support a private extension registry.

Install the Sourcegraph CLI (src), then configure src with an access token.

Sourcegraph browser extension

Bring your extension’s features for code viewed on GitHub, GitLab and other code hosts by installing the Sourcegraph browser extension.

Next steps

Creating a Sourcegraph extension Local development