This content map lists topics and resources on using Visual Studio for web development.
Visual Studio has a full-featured development environment that helps you create ASP.NET web applications. It provides a powerful web page editor that includes WYSIWYG editing and an HTML editing mode with IntelliSense and validation. You can create and design a consistent site layout with master pages and consistent page appearance with themes and skins. Visual Studio also includes a code editor that enables you to write code for your dynamic web pages in Visual Basic or Visual C#. You can use the debugger to help you find errors in your code, and you can test your application by using a local web server. Visual Studio also includes tools for publishing your web applications to a hosting site.
ASP.NET is a web development framework for building dynamic websites with Visual Studio. For more information about ASP.NET, see ASP.NET Overview.
Unless otherwise noted, the following resources refer to new or updated content for web development in Visual Studio 2012. For additional resources related to web development in Visual Studio, see the Visual Web Developer Content Map.