Of the thousands of extensions for Visual Studio, here is a collection of some that adds a lot of value to web developers specifically.
Uses industry standard tools to optimize any JPEG, PNG and Gifs – including animated Gifs. Can do both lossy and lossless optimization.
The easiest and most powerful way to compile LESS, Scss, Stylus, JSX, CoffeeScript and Handlebars files directly within Visual Studio or through MSBuild.
Provides full featured support for editing and debugging PHP programs.
Adds support for npm scripts defined in package.json directly in Visual Studio’s Task Runner Explorer. Includes full support for Yarn
Adds support for WebPack in Visual Studio 2015 – 2022’s Task Runner Explorer.
Boost your website’s performance by creating image sprites to reduce the amount of HTTP requests needed.
Makes it easier, faster and more convenient than ever to install Bower, npm, Yarn, JSPM, TSD, Typings and NuGet packages to any project
A snippet pack to make you more productive working with HTML.
Makes it much easier to work with SVG files by showing a live preview in the bottom-right corner of the code window
This list of extensions covers more broad and general extensions that are relevant to all developers – including web developers.
Installs the individual extensions of Productivity Power Tools 2022
Opens a command line at the root of the project. Support for all consoles such as CMD, PowerShell, Bash etc. Provides syntax highlighting, Intellisense and execution of .cmd and .bat files.
VIM emulation layer for Visual Studio
A collection of extensions that makes it much easier to write Visual Studio extensions.
The fastest and easiest way to add new files to any project – including files that start with a dot.