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Top 10 Features Of Web Essentials 2013

Web Essentials, by Mads Kristensen (and many others now, thanks to having been open-sourced) is hands-down my favorite free Visual Studio add-in (the winner in the paid category is Resharper). There are a lot of big features in the tool that make it an awesome add-in, most of which have been covered in other blogs. However, for myself, it’s the little features that make the most difference. It removes more frustration from my day when a tool saves me 10 or 15 seconds here and there than it does when it saves me five minutes (although five minutes is great too, but the smaller tasks are something I notice more frequently). So, here are my top 10 things I’ve noticed in the web essentials tooling that make my day a little easier: