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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.

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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”.

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This will navigate to the method definition .

Senthil Kumar B
Senthil Kumar is a former Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional). He is a Co-Author of the book "Windows 10 Development Recipes using JavaScript and CSS" for Apress Publication. He is a technical presenter, blogger, mentor and a Geek.  Senthil is a regular speaker is various local user groups. He has presented at conferences like Great Indian Developer Summit (GIDS) & Microsoft DevCamps. You can reach out to him via his Twitter handle @isenthil.