Build, debug, test, and deploy software containers
Create and deploy your applications with confidence using Visual Studio’s Container development tools. Build Docker images containing all your application’s dependencies making it easy to run applications on a wide range of services in Azure or other container hosts.
ASP.NET Core and .NET Core run on Windows, Mac, and Linux
Write your web applications and services with ASP.NET Core using Visual Studio. Deploy to any web server, or graduate to cloud scale in Microsoft Azure. If you like, code in your editor and OS of choice with omnisharp.net.
ASP.NET and .NET Core are Apache- and MIT-licensed code on GitHub
Found a bug or got a new idea? Open an issue or send a pull request. All of the ASP.NET and .NET Core CLR runtime components and the Azure SDKs for any language are available on GitHub and taking contributions. Get involved today!
NuGet, npm, bower
Extend Visual Studio, explore our community, and make it your own!
Customize Visual Studio by leveraging the thousands of extensions available from the constantly growing ecosystem or even build your own.
Deploy to any host; scale to the cloud
Visual Studio includes integrated tools to deploy your web application to any host or scale to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Publish and manage your websites and virtual machines from within Visual Studio.
Write, edit, explore, debug, test, and deploy code in Visual Studio. Manage your source, track your bugs and work items in Visual Studio Team Services or Team Foundation Server (TFS). Work with the Git repo of your choice, including those in GitHub. Get unprecedented insight into your code with CodeLens, putting everything you need to know into a single line.