Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio Announced

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Today, Microsoft announced Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio. Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio (NTVS) is a free, open source extension for Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013 that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js IDE. NTVS 1.0 also supports the free Visual Studio Community and Visual Studio Express for Web editions, as well as Visual Studio Professional and higher.

Now, with the announcement of NTVS, Microsoft and .NET developers take advantage of VS IDE and Node.js open source platform.

Key features of NTVS includes the following

  • Rich editing experiences
  • Code completions (IntelliSense)
  • Interactive window (REPL)
  • npm integration
  • Advanced debugging and profiling
  • Test explorer integration
  • Full integration with some other Visual Studio features
  • Node.js, io.js, JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, and JSON support.

Download NTVS here on CodePlex >

Learn more about NTVS here: Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio