Microsoft Visual Studio

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Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.wikipedia
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Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
The company also produces a wide range of other consumer and enterprise software for desktops, laptops, tabs, gadgets, and servers, including Internet search (with Bing), the digital services market (through MSN), mixed reality (HoloLens), cloud computing (Azure), and software development (Visual Studio).

Microsoft Visual Studio Debugger

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The integrated debugger works both as a source-level debugger and a machine-level debugger.
The Microsoft Visual Studio Debugger is a debugger that ships along with all versions of Microsoft Visual Studio.

TypeScript

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Built-in languages include C, C++, C++/CLI, Visual Basic .NET, C#, F#, JavaScript, TypeScript, XML, XSLT, HTML, and CSS.
TypeScript is included as a first-class programming language in Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 and later, beside C# and other Microsoft languages.

C++/CLI

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Built-in languages include C, C++, C++/CLI, Visual Basic .NET, C#, F#, JavaScript, TypeScript, XML, XSLT, HTML, and CSS.
It is currently available in Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 including the Express editions.

Visual Basic .NET

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Built-in languages include C, C++, C++/CLI, Visual Basic .NET, C#, F#, JavaScript, TypeScript, XML, XSLT, HTML, and CSS.
Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE) for developing in Visual Basic .NET language is Visual Studio.

Azure DevOps Server

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It accepts plug-ins that enhance the functionality at almost every level—including adding support for source control systems (like Subversion and Git) and adding new toolsets like editors and visual designers for domain-specific languages or toolsets for other aspects of the software development lifecycle (like the Azure DevOps client: Team Explorer).
Azure DevOps can be used as a back-end to numerous integrated development environments (IDEs) but is tailored for Microsoft Visual Studio and Eclipse on all platforms.

Visual Studio Tools for Office

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Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) is a set of development tools available in the form of a Visual Studio add-in (project templates) and a runtime that allows Microsoft Office 2003 and later versions of Office applications to host the .NET Framework Common Language Runtime (CLR) to expose their functionality via .NET.

Code folding

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Other navigational aids include collapsing code blocks and incremental search, in addition to normal text search and regex search.
Another notable token is ( C# directives), respectively ( Visual Basic directives), used in Microsoft Visual Studio Code Editor.

Integrated development environment

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Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
As of March 2015, the most popular IDEs are Eclipse and Visual Studio.

ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool

ASP.NET Web Site Administration Tool is a utility provided along with Microsoft Visual Studio which assists in the configuration and administration of a website created using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and later versions.

Text Template Transformation Toolkit

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Microsoft's Text Template Transformation Toolkit (usually referred to as "T4") is a template based text generation framework included with Visual Studio.

List of Microsoft Visual Studio add-ins

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Extensions come in the form of macros, add-ins, and packages.
Add-ins are software products designed to be used in conjunction with and extend Microsoft Visual Studio.

Entity Framework

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The first version of Entity Framework (EFv1) was included with .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1, released on 11 August 2008.

Component Object Model

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Visual Studio uses COM to access the VSPackages.
COM+ and Microsoft Visual Studio provided tools to make it easy to generate client-side proxies, so although DCOM was used to make the remote call, it was easy to do for developers.

C Sharp (programming language)

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Built-in languages include C, C++, C++/CLI, Visual Basic .NET, C#, F#, JavaScript, TypeScript, XML, XSLT, HTML, and CSS.
The most recent version is 8.0, which was released in 2019 alongside Visual Studio 2019 version 16.3.

Microsoft .NET strategy

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In support of this strategy, between 2000 and 2002, Microsoft released ".NET" branded updates to its works, including Visual Studio .NET, Visual Basic .NET, .NET Passport, .NET My Services, .NET Framework, ASP.NET and ADO.NET.

Plug-in (computing)

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Support for other languages such as Python, Ruby, Node.js, and M among others is available via plug-ins.

Windows Presentation Foundation

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Visual Studio uses Microsoft software development platforms such as Windows API, Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Store and Microsoft Silverlight.

Visual InterDev

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Microsoft Visual InterDev, part of Microsoft Visual Studio 97 and 6.0, is an IDE used to create web applications using Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP) technologies.

Node.js

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Support for other languages such as Python, Ruby, Node.js, and M among others is available via plug-ins.
Such IDEs include Atom, Brackets, JetBrains WebStorm, Microsoft Visual Studio (with Node.js Tools for Visual Studio, or TypeScript with Node definitions, ) NetBeans, Nodeclipse Enide Studio (Eclipse-based), and Visual Studio Code.

Windows API

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Visual Studio uses Microsoft software development platforms such as Windows API, Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Store and Microsoft Silverlight.
For a time, the Microsoft Visual Studio and Borland's integrated development system were the only integrated development environments (IDEs) that could provide this (although, the SDK is downloadable for free separately from the entire IDE suite, from Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4).

Code refactoring

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Visual Studio includes a code editor supporting IntelliSense (the code completion component) as well as code refactoring.

Assembly (CLI)

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Visual Studio however does not support using different languages in one assembly.

JavaScript

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Built-in languages include C, C++, C++/CLI, Visual Basic .NET, C#, F#, JavaScript, TypeScript, XML, XSLT, HTML, and CSS.
In addition to the native Internet Explorer Developer Tools, three other debuggers are available for Internet Explorer: Microsoft Visual Studio has the most features of the three, closely followed by Microsoft Script Editor (a component of Microsoft Office), and finally the free Microsoft Script Debugger.