Modern Web Tooling

Visual Studio has the open tools and the flexibility you need to create and deploy modern web applications.
Modern web tooling
ASP.NET...and more

ASP.NET…and more

Develop for the web with ASP.NET, Node.js, Python, JavaScript

Use the language that makes you happy and productive. Move between languages and project-types with ease using the best editor for HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript in the world. Tap into the power of LESS, and SASS so front-end developers can join in the fun.

Supported languages

Software containers

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.

Software containers
Many platforms

Many platforms

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.

Modern web

Angular, jQuery, Bootstrap, Django, Backbone.js, Express

Increase productivity with powerful web frameworks. Visual Studio includes IntelliSense for your client-side JavaScript and also lights up with advanced support for today’s most popular web frameworks like Angular and Bootstrap.

Modern web
Open source

Open source

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!

Package managers

NuGet, npm, bower

Join the Open Web and pull in libraries from all over. NuGet offers rich .NET server-side libraries, the Bower package manager connects you to the latest thinking in client side JavaScript technology, and npm pulls in great tools and utilities.

Package managers
Extensible ecosystem

Extensible ecosystem

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.

Extensions for web developers

Mobile web apps

Target iOS, Android, and Windows

With Tools for Apache Cordova you can build a single app for iOS, Android, and Windows using your skillset in web standards: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Mobile web apps
Cloud scale

Cloud scale

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.

Learn more about Azure Developer Tools

The best code editor

All in one place with a world-class IDE

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.

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The best code editor
The best debugger

The best debugger

All in one place with a world-class IDE

Identify issues in your C#, JavaScript, Node.js, Python, or any other Visual Studio-supported language using the world-class debugger. Diagnose bugs locally or remotely, in any browser, or in the cloud. Take advantage of advanced breakpoint configuration for fine-grained execution control, and flexibly inspect state through the many views in Visual Studio.

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