We're going to need all the programs that were installed on your computer eventually, but if you take your laptop home, there are two that need to be downloaded right away that will help you in this class:
Preview on Web Server for Visual Studio Code -- To install this, click on View--> Extensions. Then search for "Preview on Web Server." It's by Yuichi Nukiyama. Once installed, you'll be able to use Control+Shift+V in order to preview your HTML inline without a browser.