WebMatrix connects you to a world of popular and free open-source Web applications, including WordPress, DotNetNuke, Umbraco, Joomla!, Moodle, Drupal , and many more(till now 49 apps). You can select a website from built-in gallery, and WebMatrix will handle all the downloading and installation of your new Web site.
Here is the list of Features of WebMatrix which makes it very powerful and #1 development tool for the web development.
Features List of WebMatrix
- Small, but complete package - It is free web development tool. It is small in size but very powerful tool.
- Desktop based Web Development and Testing Environment - You will get the same powerful Web server(IIS Express), database engine(SQL CE4), and frameworks(MVC 3.0) that your Web site on the internet uses. This ensures that your transition from development to production is smooth and seamless.
- Webmatrix have intellisense - it also supports tag completion and hinting for standard HTML and CSS markup making it easier and faster for you to write code.
- Simple Publishing - You can find host company to suite your need. Use webMatrix to find your web host which supports webmatrix.
- Easy to cross bowser testing - You can test your site directly will diffrent browsers using webmartix tool.
- Last but not least - It will connect you with lots of open source web applications(till the date i am writing this blog - 49 applications incliding most populars WordPress, DotNetNuke, Umbraco, Joomla!, Moodle, Drupal and more)
- Make your site More Search engine friendly - Run an SEO report and find how to make your site more visible to search engines.
- Code Helper is the best helping tool - Want to display a Twitter feed? Need to show a video? Code helpers make common tasks easy to do with just a simple tag in your HTML(Yes it is HTML not server side...).
- Nice Interface with IDE, Database, IIS, FTP, and more - WebMatrix has rich code editor, a database editor, Web server management, Search Engine Optimization, FTP publishing, and many more..
- Easy and Lightweight Database - Using a database has never been easier! WebMatrix includes a small, embedded database SQL Server CE 4. Copy that database from your machine to web server under bin folder and you are done.
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