Microsoft Visual Studio

microsoft visual studio

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment, also known as IDE, that allows you to create various applications. At the moment, Visual Studio fully supports major 36 programming languages while offering partial support for almost all other programming languages.

Microsoft Visual Studio: Everything you need to know about it

How to use Microsoft Visual Studio?

Using Microsoft Visual Studio is easy, and to start working in it, you just need to do the following:

  1. Open Microsoft Visual Studio.
  2. Select Create a new project from the welcome screen.
  3. Now you need to choose the template type. You can sort available templates by Language, Platform or Project type.
  4. After doing that, you need to enter the name for your project, set its location, and other settings. After you’re done, click the Create button.

Frequently asked questions regarding Microsoft Visual Studio

Is Microsoft Visual Studio free?

microsoft visual studio frequently asked questions

Yes, the most basic version of Microsoft Visual Studio is free. This version is called the Community edition, and it offers most Visual Studio features for free. The other versions of Visual Studio require a license in order to use.


What’s the difference between Visual Studio Community and Professional?

The difference between the Community and Professional editions is non-existent, and both editions have the same features. The only difference is licensing, which means that you can use the Professional edition in the enterprise.


What are the benefits of Visual Studio?

Visual Studio has live coding assistance that supports multiple languages and thanks to the IntelliSense feature, it allows you to write code quickly and easily. Another great feature of Visual Studio is debugging, allowing you to debug your code locally, remotely or in the middle of production.

In addition, Visual Studio supports team collaboration as well as a high level of customization through extensions and add-ons.