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Learn how to use Visual Studio to develop applications, services, and tools in the language of your choice, for your platforms and devices.
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Write and manage your code using the code editor.
Compile and build your source code.
Investigate and fix bugs in your code.
Run tests on your projects.
Share your apps and code by using Web Deploy, InstallShield, NuGet, Continuous Integration, and more.
Share code using version control technologies such as Git and GitHub.
Continuously build and release your apps in the cloud, and implement Agile practices with Azure DevOps Services.
Identify bottlenecks and optimize code performance by using diagnostic tools.
Add your own functionality to the Visual Studio IDE to improve your development experience.
Create data apps that connect to any database or service, and anywhere—local or cloud.
Share, edit, and debug code in a collaborative, real-time environment.
Use Docker containers to isolate modular components and improve scalability.
Development with Visual Studio
Web and cloud
Desktop and mobile