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Microsoft Visual Studio 2013

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USER REVIEWS

A Much Improved Software with Widespread options and Customization Capacities

By Isay Almenanza

On Friday, May 23, 2014

I have been practicing MS Visual Studio for couple of times now and I am fascinated how this program works. It is very helpful and reliable. This tool has a huge platform that has a lot of programming languages. It has more useful tools and interacts with MS platforms from Window 8.1 to HTML5.

There are important new features that I believe pushed VS 2013 ahead of the competition like the Code Lens. It is one feature that you must try out to appreciate. It changes the IDE appearance of a code from the text file contents and adds highlights over definite lines as the first line of the class definition. This software also integrates with VS Online, also known as Team Foundation Service. It is a web-based plan support method that includes bug tracking.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 improved so much. It has built a nearly effortless development experience. My advice to those beginners who want to get into Windows development, VS 2013 can be intimidating for its widespread options and customization abilities, but I am sure the risk is all worth the value to start using this best programming IDEs obtainable today.

Pros

  • It’s very reliable and useful
  • It has excellent new functions

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  • The price maybe too high
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2013: Enter the world of endless chances!

By Elizabeth Tweetee

On Friday, August 1, 2014

Visual Studio provides you a great platform to make your own contributions to the Windows OS around the world. It is a software developing environment for building cutting-edge Windows applications. Using this software, you can code, test run it, debug and compile to executable format with ease.

For start working with Visual Studio, you must be familiar with any one of its supported programming languages like Visual Basic, Visual C++, Visual C#, Visual F# etc. IDE can be customized as you like to improve your own efficiency. It comes with an advanced range of user interface modules so that you can give trendy facelifts to your existing applications without any hassle. The most interesting feature of Visual Studio is its great support to working as teams. Overall, you will never have to compromise your idea!

Visual Studio 2013 takes you to the endless world of software developing. You can go as much deeper as possible through its great tools. In short, you will never have to bridle your development dreams!

Pros

  • Great development environment for Windows
  • Supports a number of programming languages
  • Great functions to facelift your application.
  • Coding and user interface designing at same place

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  • Needs a faster PC to run it!
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It Includes the New Team Explorer Tool to Navigate More Easily

By Ivy Paloma

On Monday, May 19, 2014

This program creates a high-quality layout program used for publications including newsletters, magazines and brochures. It is the ideal software used for small offices, home offices and other businesses that need quality design graphics for their programs.

Microsoft Visual Studio has a very natural interface for easy navigation and with its pre-assigned templates. You can easily start to compose and add some picture or images. You can directly edit the text and put watermarks on your files and able to import and export data to MS Office suite.

The Microsoft Visual Studio includes an important tool which is called the Team Explorer Enhancements. It can provide additional menu functions and options that help in finding data. With Microsoft Visual Studio, you are able to use the Team Explorer tool, so you can work together and share with your teammates. You can also send instant messages with your teammates to be able to communicate with them and share some components and queries or create some templates and track your work progress.

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  • New tools for new functions
  • Very flexible and simple user interface

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  • It requires a computer with high specs
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • newbie in dotnet and visual studio, create my own applications left,thank you for you support,i think it is better ide compared to others,how can i download

  • AM GOING TO USE THE PROGRAM, VISUAL STUDIO FOR MAKING MY SIMPLE CALCULATOR IN OUR SUBJECT COMPUTER THE DEADLINE'S AROUNG NEXT WEEK ALREADY..

  • i am using for program development and use for learning the asp dot net. so we want to download this software i am from india. so please provide thelink

  • I wanna practice at home regarding the .Net applications.Which are nothing but ASP.net and ADO.net,for this i am desperate of visual studio.

  • college exam purpose wanted to use for building programs for assignment and personal learning which which i will develop some programming skills

What similar programs have you used?
  • visual studio 2010 which gives the better environment for writing the codes or program but i need the best one which has fastest and simplest

  • VB.net 2010 is a good program i used since first year high school. I liked it so much, but i want to use a newer version of this Programming language.

  • we already use a different program language for the desktop and online purpose now we are searching visual studio ultimate version that help to resolve our requirement as we want

  • There are no similar programs which I used instead of this one. this one is particularly Impressive. so just keep me going to download it...

  • I have not used other programmes but this one has been recomended & I am looking forward to using it as it sounds great & just what I need..

What do you like most about this program?
  • what i like the most about this program is that it is really very helpful for each one of us especially the students who have their projects that is connected in codes

  • Its simplicity and versatility. I've always liked Visual Studio since ir provides one of the best refactoring capabilities I have seen in an IDE.

  • I like when I write some app and then it works. Unfortunately Visual Studio is not that fast, but I really enjoy it. Here are my first steps in Programming

  • its really helpfull.I am using this to chek its functionality.want to learn its new futures and expand our knowledge.Lets c it will help us or not

  • More easy to development and more undustandable and it also has advantages of loosely coupled architecture.ait support model view controller

Review

This software is an IDE (integrated development environment), which is used to develop applications in several programming languages for the framework .NET. Microsoft has provided a new version of this complete application with some improvements compared to its previous versions and an increased performance for the different essential functions it possesses. New tools for modeling, analysis for your codes, or an improved debugger are some of the new features.

Microsoft has designed this development environment in order to bring the user a complete application to meet the needs of programmers. This application allows users to program in different languages like Visual Basic .NET, Visual C++, Visual C#, or for Windows Phone among others. With this software, you will be able to program applications for computers and mobile phones with Windows Phone OS integrated. Create applications, web sites, web applications or even web services in any environment that supports the platform. NET. you’ve always wanted With a bit of patience and with the help provided by Microsoft Visual Studio you can produce all those things you’ve always wanted. Also, you can download templates in order to create, for example, Windows Forms applications or web forms pages that you can customize, as well as programming in Visual Basic or Visual C# for example.

Tools and Code Editor

Among the great number of essentials tools the application provides, you'll find a better code editor, a debugger and new tools that are included in the designer, such as a WPF Designer or Windows Forms. The code editor allows you to highlight the desired lines of the code and a code completion thanks to the IntelliSense feature. On the other hand, the application recognizes the functions and variables that you implement into your code and offers different solutions to continue your work.

Furthermore, the debugger feature is improved and can detect mistakes that are made through the process. The designer feature helps the user with different tools and makes the work more intuitive and efficient since the options are provided in different boxes. Also, you can use external tools like SPY ++ that provide a graphical view of the processes, threads, window system. and GuidGen generates a GUID based on the specified criteria among others. In addition, you can download additional plugins for Microsoft Visual Studio.

Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Features

Below you can find the essential features included on Microsoft Visual Studio:

  • Improved UI with more than 400 modified icons, increased use of color and a different Start page, among others
  • New Performance and Diagnostics hub
  • Different languages like Visual Basic, Visual C++, Visual C# or for Windows Phone
  • Productivity tools to move code lines or for in-line navigation
  • New Team Explorer to navigate easily
  • Possibility of scrolling bars in two modes (bar and map modes)
  • New Peek Definition feature which includes the command called ‘Go To Definition’
  • Work with Code Information Indicators with CodeLens tool
  • New IDE experience
  • Possibility of using a Microsoft account with MSDN, or even with Team Foundation Service subscriptions
  • Includes free support for the development of the application from Windows Store
  • Enhanced with new capabilities thanks to the XAML feature
  • Create services or even websites through its platform such as ASP.NET WebForums, Web API services or ASP.NET MVC among others

For further information, feel free to visit the Microsoft Visual Studio website here

System Requirements

Before you download Microsoft Visual Studio, check the minimum system requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (x86 and x64)
  • Processor: 1.6 GHz
  • RAM: 1 GB of RAM
  • Hard Disk: 10 GB free Hard disk space