There is a really cool new feature in Visual Studio 2013 that lets you paste JSON or XML and create a class hierarchy from it. For example, if you have the following JSON:


Copy the Json so that it will be avabile on the Clipboard.

You can open up a .cs file in VS 2013, and under the Edit->Paste Special menu, you have the option to Paste JSON as Classes, which will create the following class hierarchy:



Even though this is a really small feature, it’s just one of those small things that just makes working in visual studio that much easier.