Freddy Copilot for Developers is a Generative AI-powered development experience tool that allows quicker and more intuitive app development. Stretching across the Freshworks app development journey, it integrates seamlessly with Visual Studio code and can suggest code snippets through conversational messages.
Plugin Features Overview
It is a powerful VS Code extension designed to help developers streamline their Freshworks application development process. With Freddy Copilot, developers can perform operations such as
Learn app development via Chat-based tutorials 2
Instant code generation
Perform 1-Click actions such as
Requirements for Freddy
FDK 9.0.2 or higher
Node v18.16.0 or higher
How to get started?
Open the copilot interface by clicking on the extension.
You can also use Freddy using the Command Pallete with Cmd + Shift + P and searching for Ask Freddy
Use Instant code generation workflow for input queries
Use Stop App and Run app options to handle app lifecycle
Use Pack and Publish to upload the app to the application management portal (AMP)
To kick things off, ensure you go through the necessary Prerequisites and get a thorough understanding.
Create a Developer Account. Within the Dev Account, Sign up for a free trial account with a Freshworks product of your choice.
Install the Freshworks CLI, aka FDK
Configure Freddy Copilot, and start building Freshworks Applications.
Install the extension from VS Code Marketplace
Navigate to extension settings
Configure the setting values for “FDK path”, “API Key” and “User Name”.
The extension supports the following configuration keys
Freddy: Fdk Path - You need to set up the FDK path of your installation directory
Freddy: Freddy Api Key - API key to access Freddy Copilot
Freddy: User Name - User Name displayed on Freddy Copilot
Refer to the detailed instructions available here.
Navigate to the tutorials section to explore more about Freshworks app building experience.
Refer to the Freddy Copilot FAQs section to resolve commonly asked questions