While Google does publish scripts to help with the installation, it requires a non-trivial depth of knowledge to do right. After struggling with it for many hours, I wrote a guide for personal future reference.
I recently returned to those notes to entirely automate the process using GitHub Actions. The work is open-source and available on GitHub.
IDEs will give you the world as long as you stay inside of it. VS Code makes file management a breeze in your workspace but bringing in anything from the outside world will not be frictionless. Inserting a screenshot into a markdown document within VS Code is a multi-step process:
- Take the screenshot
- Save the screenshot in a folder
- Locate the screenshot in file explorer
- Drag-drop the screenshot into VS Code
- Reference the screenshot from the markdown document
Nowhere near as seamless as Microsoft Word handles pasting images. What if there was an extension that could handle pastes directly?