Open web tooling

Visual Studio gives you the tools and flexibility you need to create and deploy modern web applications today.

  • HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS 3, LESS/Sass, C#
  • ASP.NET, PHP, Python, Node, Angular, Bootstrap
  • NuGet, Bower, npm, Grunt, Gulp


Visual Studio has excellent support for many types of server-side frameworks targeting a wide variety of platforms and technologies.


ASP.NET is a free, open source web framework for building great web sites and web applications using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You can also create Web APIs and mobile sites, use real-time technologies like Web Sockets, and more.

Django (Python)

Python Tools for Visual Studio includes full support for the Django web framework.

Express (Node.js)

Node.js Tools for Visual Studio (NTVS) is a free, open source plugin that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js IDE. NTVS supports editing, IntelliSense, profiling, npm, TypeScript, debugging locally and remotely (Windows/MacOS/Linux), and Azure App Service and Cloud Services.


PHP Tools focus on developer productivity, while respecting conventions. They provide smart code completion, quick navigation, syntax error checking, an integrated PHP manual, a project system, debugging support, and more.

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