Visual Studio Code OFFLINE Extension Downloader

Visual Studio Marketplace makes it quite difficult to properly download an extension for offline use.
For those working in a firewalled environments, follow these steps to use this utility to download extensions.

STEP 1

Find extension you want to download at Visual Studio Code Marketplace

STEP 2

Copy the URL of that extension from your browser's address bar and paste it into the textbox below.

STEP 3

Click Download.
Wait a few seconds for the download to start (once you click the Download button)
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Installation Instructions

Once downloaded, open up Visual Studio Code, click on the extensions icon extensions icon on the right to open up the extensions panel. Then, click on the ellipsis to open up the menu and choose "Install from VSIX" as show in this screenshot:
install from VSIX