With ActiveState's 1.0 release of Visual Perl and Visual XSLT, Windows developers can now leverage Perl and XSLT's strengths in Visual Studio .NET's familiar development environment. Plugins for Visual Studio .NET beta 2, Visual Perl and Visual XSLT provide a rich programming experience that enables programmers to rapidly build software in a full-featured integrated development environment.
- Editor code completion, syntax-based colorizing, syntax error detection, language-aware auto-indenting, code folding, and keyword tips
- Source code control - inherit Visual Studio's source control functionality and work with items stored in a source code repository
- Integrated online help connect to ASPN and search and retrieve online resources
- Graphical debugger manage breakpoints, control flow, view variables, lists, and complex objects, and for Perl debug remote processes