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Python in Visual Studio Code – November 2020 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – November 2020 Release
We are pleased to announce that the November 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we’re introducing the Jupyter extension, which the Python extension now takes a dependency on.
Introducing the Jupyter Extension for VS Code
Introducing the Jupyter Extension for VS Code
We’re excited to announce that we're releasing the new Jupyter extension for Visual Studio Code today! The Jupyter extension is the latest step in our journey to bring the power of Jupyter Notebook into VS Code for a variety of languages and scenarios. Jupyter Notebook enables creating and sharing documents that contain live code, ...
Bringing the power of the Monaco Editor to nteract
Bringing the power of the Monaco Editor to nteract
The Monaco Editor is the popular code editor that powers VS Code, bringing you features like IntelliSense, theming, and simple refactoring. The Python team has partnered with the nteract community to bring these powerful editing features to your nteract notebook.
Announcing Playwright for Python: Reliable end-to-end testing for the web
Announcing Playwright for Python: Reliable end-to-end testing for the web
Automated end-to-end tests are a powerful tool for your team to ship faster and with more confidence. End-to-end tests automate UI interactions and can validate the functionality of your apps. To this end, we are announcing Playwright for Python in preview today. Playwright enables developers and testers to write reliable end-to-end tests.
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Python in Visual Studio Code – September 2020 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – September 2020 Release
We are happy to announce that the September 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is here! This was a short release where we addressed total of 34 issues, and it includes support for colorization and auto import improvements with Pylance. Keep on reading to learn more!
Pylance introduces five new features that enable type magic for Python developers
Pylance introduces five new features that enable type magic for Python developers
In last week’s Pylance update we introduced Semantic colorization, and thank you for all feedback! It was exciting for the team to bring this new feature to you. With the latest release of Pylance (version 2020.9.4) we are excited to introduce features that bring us closer to the goal of helping developers write correct Python code faster ...
IoT exploration with VS Code, Python, and the Device Simulator Express
IoT exploration with VS Code, Python, and the Device Simulator Express
The explosion of devices in the IoT space is more than a little overwhelming. Where do you start? Why choose hardware when you can experiment entirely in software? That’s the power of the Device Simulator Express (DSE).  Keep on reading to learn how you can start experimenting with programming Python on IoT devices without buying anything!
Python in Visual Studio Code – August 2020 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – August 2020 Release
We are happy to announce that the August 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we addressed 38 issues, and it includes support for multiple Python interactive windows, Pylance as an officially supported language server setting value and smart signature help with Pylance.
Need an Intro to VS Code? Let Tech with Tim Help!
Need an Intro to VS Code? Let Tech with Tim Help!
We have been spoiled to have Tim Ruscica, founder and star of the very informative and popular "Tech with Tim" YouTube channel, work on our team as a Software Engineering intern this summer! During his time here he implemented several features for our extension, including the much desired export notebook to HTML and PDF, as well as influence ...