Microsoft’s release of their NTVS brings a free, open source plug-in that turns Visual Studio into a Node.js integrated development environment (IDE) to the table for thousands of VS developers. This new alpha release of NTVS can be found on Microsoft’s open-source project web site, CodePlex. NTVS supports editing, Intellisense, profiling, and debugging locally and remotely for Windows, MacOS and Linux. NTVS also supports npm, the Node Packaged Modules package manager for Node.js. And the new plug-in also supports Azure Web Sites and Cloud Services. Read the full details here at CodePlex.