Microsoft Visual Studio is a complete software (suite) that can be used to perform application development, be it business applications, personal application, or application components, in the form of console applications, Windows applications, or Web applications.
Visual Studio includes a compiler, SDK, Integrated Development Environment (IDE), and documentation (generally in the form of the MSDN Library). The compilers are included in the package include Visual Studio Visual C + +, Visual C #, Visual Basic, Visual Basic. NET, Visual InterDev, Visual J + +, Visual J #, Visual FoxPro, and Visual SourceSafe.
Microsoft Visual Studio can be used to develop applications in native code (in the form of machine language that runs on Windows) or managed code (Microsoft Intermediate Language in the form above. NET Framework). In addition, Visual Studio can also be used to develop Silverlight applications, Windows Mobile application (which runs on top. NET Compact Framework).