Node.js Tools 1.0 For Visual Studio Is Now Available For Download


Node.js Tools 1.0 for Visual Studio (NTVS) is now available for download. It is a free, open source extension for Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013 that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js IDE.

Node.js is a platform for building fast, scalable applications using JavaScript. It’s making its way just about everywhere – from servers, to Internet of Things devices, to desktop applications, to who knows what next? And now, with Node.js support in Visual Studio, it’s easier than ever before to develop Node.js applications.

Some highlights of this release include:

  • 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.

Read about it here.