OpenAPI Swagger Editor Extension in VS Code

The 42Crunch OpenAPI Editor extension in VS Code explained

Introducing the OpenAPI Editor

Why using the OpenAPI editor will save you time and effort creating and editing OpenAPI files.

How to install the OpenAPI Editor

A quick run through on the installation of the 42Crunch OpenAPI Editor in VS Code.

List of the OpenAPI Editor extensions in IDEs

How to Create an OpenAPI File.

Shows you how to create a new OpenAPI file from scratch.

Popular Features in the OpenAPI Editor

Highlighting some of the useful and popular features in the OpenAPI Editor such as the Navigational Panel; Navigate using references; OpenAPI preview; Security Audit and Show Fixes.

How to run the security audit in VS Code OpenAPI editor.

Latest Resources


Something Old, Something New – OWASP API Security Top 10 in 2023

42Crunch’s Colin Domoney takes a look at the new OWASP API Security 2023 listing, identifying which vulnerabilities are new, which have not changed and which have been removed.


How to Embed API Security Testing into the Development Lifecycle without Delaying Production Rollout

By Mark Dolan | September 19, 2023

This is the first in a 3-part series of blogs exploring how 42Crunch assists enterprises with API security compliance. In her seminal blogpost, “Shifting Security to the Left” Shannon Lietz explains how including security testing earlier in the development lifecycle makes for longer-lived and more resilient software. The principles she advocates for are also what guides us at 42Crunch..


APIs are the core building block of every enterprise’s digital strategy, yet they are also the number one attack surface for hackers. 42Crunch makes developers’ and security practitioners' lives easier by protecting APIs, with a platform that automates security into the API development pipeline and gives full oversight of security policy enforcement at every stage of the API lifecycle.

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