Is it possible to create a container where I can actually do my development within the container? That is, have a copy of vs code all set up with the extensions I need running in the distro of Linux then I will be using to actually run the code. This way I’ll be doing my development within the environment that I’ll actually be running it in. Also, I would be able to spend this container up from different machines and work with it. Currently, I’m working within a VM to do my development. If, for some reason oh, this VM is unavailable then I have to go to another one where the tools I use may or may not be available.
Someone already made an image and shared it on Dockerhub: https://hub.docker.com/r/jefferyb/code-server. Might be a good starting point to customize it for your needs.
The image uses https://github.com/cdr/code-server to run VS Code as Webapp.
Edit: you will like this one more https://hub.docker.com/r/linuxserver/code-server as it is more aimed towards “non kuberenets/openshift” environments.