Node.js extension for Visual Studio

Node.js plugin for Visual Studio allows you to create Node.js application within the Visual Studio. It supports editing with IntelliSense, debugging and deployment of Node.js projects. It is a free and available for download


RootSuffix for creating multiple instances of VS with independent settings

To create new instance of Visual Studio with independent settings, please run the following command

devenv /RootSuffix [NameOfNewInstance]


  1. Experimental Instance of Visual Studio
  2. Creating multiple Visual Studio “Profiles” with RootSuffixes (great article concerning this topic with additional information about solving an issue with installing an extension directly from a VSIX file into a separate RootSuffix instance)