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Important! Bundling, minification and compilation of LESS, Sass and CoffeeScript is not longer part of Web Essentials 2015.

Install the new extensions Bundler & Minifier and Web Compiler instead. Also, see this list of other web development extensions that might be of interest to you.

Web Essentials 2015

  • Markdown: Full GitHub flavor supported
  • Fixed annoying crash/hang in HTML class attribute
  • Various bug fixes
  • Markdown: Dot no longer triggers Intellisense (#82)
  • Markdown: Fixed issue with embedded JSON
  • HTML: Knockout comment outlining

Important!! Requires Visual Studio 2015 RTM

Important! Requires Visual Studio 2015 RC

Requires Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6

  1. Markdown support for C# code blocks
  2. Syntax highlighting to Markdown preview
  3. Fixed issue with Twitter card completion
  4. Updates to ZenCoding
  5. Added #region snippet to JavaScript
  6. Fixed duplicated CSS selector in media queries

For the complete list of releases, go to the GitHub Release page of the project.

Web Essentials 2013

  • HTML region support for Knockout <!-- ko --> comments
  • Fixes and tweaks
  • Support for VS2013 Update 5
  • Fixes for CSS source map processing
  • Line/column consistency fixed for JS linters
  • Made Microdata validation optional
  • ZenCoding updated
  • Many, many bug fixes and tweaks
  • Fixes a crash in HTML class attributes

For the complete list of releases, go to the GitHub Release page of the project.