The Mindscape Web Workbench is a free plugin for Visual Studio 2010 - Visual Studio 2013 to provideCoffeeScript, Sass, Compass and Less editing! It includes all the essentials for making modern web development pain free in Visual Studio.
This all in one package takes care of all dependencies and adds:
- Syntax highlighting (all languages)
- Intellisense (Sass & Less)
- Automatically generates the required output (e.g. .JS for CoffeeScript, .CSS for Sass)
- Full Compass support including image spriting
- Collapsable code blocks
Read more about the Mindscape Web Workbench for CoffeeScript, Sass and Less here.
Read about the latest updates here.
Everything that was available in Version 1 remains 100% free, but we offer a $39 Pro Edition which ships with additional features below.
- Right Click CSS File -> Convert to Sass
- Less compilation on save
- Function signature help for Sass/Less
- Format document for Sass/Less
- Comment/Uncomment blocks
- Register widget can be permanently removed (pops up once on new versions to tell you what's new!)
Visual Studio 2013 Community Support
The current release supports Visual Studio 2010, Visual Studio 2012 and Visual Studio 2013 including Community Edition.
An example of working with Sass and CoffeeScript in Visual Studio 2010:
Mindscape also provide a great .NET ORM, WPF Controls,Silverlight Controls,SimpleDB Tools, WPF Diagramming, NHibernate Designer and much more!