How to Run a JavaScript Program in Visual Studio

How to run a JavaScript program in Visual Studio? Follow these steps and you will be up and running in no time.

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This article will show you how to set up a JavaScript program in Visual Studio. We will assume that you have Visual Studio installed and are familiar with the basics of using the IDE. If not, please see our article on getting started with Visual Studio.

JavaScript is a programming language that is commonly used in web development. It is used to create interactive web pages and can be used on the server side as well. In this article, we will focus on setting up a JavaScript project in Visual Studio and running a simple program.

Step One: Set Up Visual Studio

In order to run a JavaScript program in Visual Studio, you will need to first set up Visual Studio on your computer. You can do this by downloading and installing the Visual Studio software from the Microsoft website. Once you have installed Visual Studio, you will need to open it and create a new project. To do this, click on the “File” menu and then select “New Project.”

Step Two: Create a New Project

In order to run a JavaScript program in Visual Studio, you will need to create a new project. Select “File” -> “New” -> “Project…” from the main menu. This will open the New Project dialog window.

![New Project Dialog](/ How_to_Run_a_JavaScript_Program_in_Visual_Studio/assets/new-project-dialog.png)

From the New Project dialog, select “JavaScript” from the list of available project types. Then select “Empty Project” from the list of available templates. Name your project something like “Hello World”. Finally, click the “OK” button to create your new project.

Step Three: Write Your Code

Write your code in the code editor. The code editor supports IntelliSense and time-saving features, making it easier and faster to write your code.

To run your program, on the menu bar, choose Debug, Start without debugging. A console window appears that displays the results of your code.

Step Four: Run Your Program

To run your program, on the menu bar, choose Debug, Start Without Debugging. The console window appears and shows the results of the code in the main.js file. Press any key to close the console window.


Assuming you have already installed Visual Studio, open Visual Studio and click on “File” -> “New” -> “Project.” Select “JavaScript” from the list of project types. You will be presented with a list of templates. For the purposes of this article, select the “Empty Project” template. This will create a new JavaScript project with no boilerplate code.

Now that you have created a new JavaScript project, you need to add a source file. In the Solution Explorer, right-click on the project node and select “Add” -> “New Item.” Select “JavaScript File” from the list of item templates. Name the file whatever you like, but make sure it has a “.js” extension.

Click on the newly added file in the Solution Explorer and replace the contents with the following code:

console.log(“Hello, world!”);

To run this program, press Ctrl+F5 or go to “Debug” -> “Start Without Debugging.” You should see a console window appear with the output “Hello, world!”

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