Grey Matter VSCode Extension

The Grey Matter VSCode extension provides user shortcuts to generate configuration files for a Grey Matter based service mesh.


  • greymatter CLI version 2.x installed in your PATH

  • Template source such as pathogen-greymatter

Usage Instructions

  1. Open the command palette (Ctrl+Shift+P on Windows and Linux, Cmd+Shift+P on OS X) and search for Grey Matter. Alternatively, you can right click on any folder in the Explorer.

Generate Grey Matter Configurations via the Command Pallete
  1. Select "Generate Grey Matter Configurations"

  2. Enter the template source URL, e.g. [email protected]:greymatter-io/pathogen-greymatter.git//service. The extension will remember template sources previously used within the workspace.

Enter the template source URL
  1. Answer the prompts for template values. Once all variables have been resolved, the resulting configuration files will be written to the current workspace directory, or a folder if the extension was invoked from the context menu.

Generated configurations are written to disk