Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio
Updated: September 8, 2014
The Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio can help you create and publish scalable web applications and services on Azure. You get the Azure Tools as part of the Azure SDK for .NET, which you can download from Microsoft Azure Downloads.
In addition to the Visual Studio tools, the Azure SDK for .NET provides other command-line tools, runtime binaries, and client libraries to help you develop, test, and deploy apps that run in Azure. See What is the Azure SDK for .NET? for more information.
The Azure Tools are available for these Visual Studio products:
Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio Express 2012 for Web
Visual Studio 2013
Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web
Visual Studio 2015 Preview