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Posted by Amit Gupta On October - 9 - 2014

Here are 3 Best Free Alternatives to Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013.

Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 is an integrated programming environment for dotnet programmers and for making complex projects e.g. creating graphical user interfaces for various programs, console applications and software solutions. This premium software is very popular across the globe and it comes with Microsoft Foundation Classes for C++, Silverlight development kits, SharePoint, Office and Internet programming tools. Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 works with many types of programming languages e.g. C#, VB.NET, C++, C, Ruby and Python. You can build XHTML/HTML, XSLT/XML, CSS, JavaScript, projects in this software. Its main features are: syntax error checking, lets you easily edit the source code, inbuilt debugger to fix bugs, and many more etc. Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 is a boon for programmers and developers as it provides them a rock solid platform for creating special types of applications and interfaces, so that their projects run perfectly and are error free.Here are free alternatives to Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 that provide some of the similar features.

SharpDevelop

SharpDevelop is the best free alternative to Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013. SharpDevelop is a free and useful IDE for .NET programmers. It lets you build applications in IronRuby, IronPython, F#, Boo, Visual Basic.Net, and C# programming languages. Its main features are code debugging, code compiling, code editing, toolbars, new project wizard, debug and compile .Net framework application, auto completion menus, syntax highlighting, design/code views, GUI designer etc. It offers built-in support for various plug-ins, Code analysis, Active X and external COM components etc. SharpDevelop can also let you modify or build properties and functions.  It uses GUI techniques e.g. Entity Framework, and Windows Forms etc. SharpDevelop is a useful replacement for Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013.

SharpDevelop interface

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Works With: Windows        

QuickSharp

QuickSharp is another good free alternative to Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013. QuickSharp is a free IDE (integrated development environment) for creating professional internet based programs in Jscript, VB.Net, C# and some other languages. QuickSharp is a lightweight and simple application. It offers an internet development environment to build ASP.NET based applications, Windows form, console, and library etc. Its inbuilt editor provides code assistance, code highlighting, and syntax coloring etc. You can also run, compile and make programs within the editor of QuickSharp. QuickSharp also displays code assistance, error messages, and instant warnings to provide help on namespace members and classes. QuickSharp supports all types of ADO.NET databases. QuickSharp is a useful IDE for creating .Net based programs and a better alternative for Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013.

QuickSharp interface

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Works With: Windows        

MonoDevelop

MonoDevelop is a good replacement for Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013. MonoDevelop is a free and cross platform integrated development environment to build ASP.NET and desktop applications for Mac, Windows and Linux operating systems. This application is basically created for .NET and C# languages. MonoDevelop creates a unique code base for all the major platforms. It lets you make internet projects with testing on XSP. MonoDevelop lets you easily create GTK # applications. It comes with inbuilt debugger for debugging native and mono applications. MonoDevelop has built-in support for a wide variety of languages e.g. Vala, C++/C, Visual Basic.NET, and C #. The key features of MonoDevelop are code folding, code templates, etc. MonoDevelop is a suitable alternative for Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013.

MonoDevelop interface

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Works With: Windows        

You can also check out alternatives to some other popular software : Revo Uninstaller Pro, Microsoft Visio Professional, and Notepad ++.


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