Microsoft Visual Studio
|Initial release version||Visual Studio 97|
|Initial release date||1997|
|Latest release version||Visual Studio 2022 (17.1.32328.378)|
|Latest release date||31 March 2022|
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Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE), created and developed by Microsoft. It is used to develop Win32, WinForms, WPF, UWP and Silverlight apps. It was launched to bundle existing programming environments from Microsoft, such as Visual C++, J++, Basic and FoxPro.