Microsoft releases the Final Version of ‘WebMatrix’, a Web development software

Microsoft has announced the release of the final version of its open source WebMatrix Web development software.

WebMatrix is a set of tools and templates designed to allow developers to create websites using open source platforms while adhering to Microsoft’s Visual Studio and SQL Server product compatibility standards.

According to S. Somasegar, Senior Vice President of the Developer Division at Microsoft;

Our Web platform offers a complete ecosystem of products, partners and technologies all aimed at helping developers succeed on the Web. Every day, more people are looking to build, publish and manage a website, and now, with WebMatrix, we provide developers of all skill levels with a sophisticated, yet easy-to-use solution to get their sites online.

WebMatrix is available in nine languages and includes tools to create websites using templates or existing free open source web applications such as WordPress, Joomla, DotNetNuke and Umbraco. WebMatrix includes the tools required to run a website. Microsoft has made a Web server, database and Web frameworks available in their free tools.

Visit the Microsoft WebMatrix site.

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