Free development environment for C#, Boo and Visual Basic .NET
SharpDevelop is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the Visual Basic .NET, Boo and C# programming languages, that can be a good alternative for those users that are looking for a free option similar to Microsoft Visual Studio.
The program has everything that's necessary to be able to develop all kinds of applications and to have a series of interesting features among which it's worth highlighting:
- Integrated debugger.
- Syntax coloring for the C#, HTML, ASP, ASP.NET, VBScript, Visual Basic .NET, and XML programming languages.
- Code autocomplete.
- Favorites manager.
- Form designer.
- Project templates.
- Possibility to expand by means of complements.
If you're looking for a practical development environment, that has a clear interface and is totally free, download SharpDevelop as soon as possible, because it is one of the best free alternatives to one of the most versatile tools by Microsoft for programming.
Requirements and additional information:
- Requires .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and 4.0.
- Works on Windows XP SP2 and above.
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