Designers and developers have known Microsoft is developing a new browser for some time now – it was previously known as “Project Spartan”. At their recent Build conference, Microsoft has unleashed a re-branded Internet Explorer (IE)/Project Spartan: Microsoft Edge. Don’t let the similar looking logo fool you: this browser has been stripped down, rethought, and built back up from the ground floor.
The base Visual Studio installation gives you enough functionality to get by, but I find that the use of a few Extensions really helps VS 2012 shine. Some of my favorites include: