A free, fully-featured, and extensible IDE for creating modern applications for Windows, Android, and iOS, as well as web applications and cloud services.
Ready for Azure: Code, publish, and update right from the IDE
Do you have your Azure student subscription yet? Visual Studio Community 2015 works seamlessly with Azure – just install the Azure SDK 2.7 after you install Community and you'll be ready for the cloud.
Now with Xamarin: Build 100% native apps - all in C# or F#.
Visual Studio Community now integrate with Xamarin to give you a complete out-of-the-box mobile development environment for Android, iOS, and Windows. You'll share 75-95%+ code across platforms, while delivering apps that look, act, and respond like your users expect.
Powerful coding tools: Write code, navigate and fix issues
Code with confidence in your language, find and fix code issues quickly, and refactor with ease.
Advanced debugging: Debug, profile, and diagnose
Debug cross language locally or remotely. Diagnose performance issues without leaving the debugger workflow.
Device apps: Windows Desktop, Universal Windows Platform, iOS, and Android
Tools for Apache Cordova, Xamarin, and Unity available for download to enable code, debug, test, share, and reuse for more platforms.
Web tools: Create and deploy modern web applications
Multiple languages: Use the language of your choice
Git Integration: Host code anywhere
Manage your source code in Git repos hosted by any provider, including GitHub. Or use Visual Studio Online to manage code alongside bugs and work items for your whole project.