Visual Studio 2013 Tips and Tricks – JavaScript Editor enhancements

Visual Studio 2013 has some cool features for the JavaScript developers . Below are some of the enhancements in the JavaScript editor in Visual Studio 2013.

jQuery and Intellisense

When you type $ followed by a period symbol , Visual Studio 2013 displays the intellisense which in turn displays the available jQuery methods which you can be used in the javascript file.


Go To Definition within Javascript Editor

The Go To Definition lets the developers to select a function and then quickly go to the definition of the same . This feature is now available in the Javascript editor too.

To use this feature , select the function or place the cursor on the function call and press f12 . Alternatively , you can also right click on the function call and select “Go to Definition”.


This will navigate to the method definition .