Effective Web Development with Visual Studio 2012: Innovations in HTML / CSS and JavaScript Editors

    The new version of Visual Studio 2012 offers a significant number of innovations in the HTML / CSS / JavaScript editors. In this review, I will talk about the main innovations that will allow web developers to write code faster, more convenient and more efficiently.

    HTML5 Editing

    Visual Studio 2012 fully supports HTML5 and all the new tags that the new standard offers. This means that developers receive auto-completion of new tags in the editor (Figure 1).

    Fig. 1. Auto-completion of HTML5 tags

    This also means built-in support for HTML5 code validation in the editor. In addition, for many tags, the auto-completion mechanism creates cross-browser code, for example, auto-completion

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