We are pleased to announce that the January 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we have closed a total of 62 issues, including IPython console support and the ability to run an entire file in the Python Interactive window, visualization and navigation to failed pytest tests from the problems window (thanks Chris NeJame), as well as a much faster outline when using the Python Language Server. Keep on reading to learn more!
Today we are releasing Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2, which contains new features for Python developers to improve the experience for managing Python environments and enable you to work with Python code without having to create a Python project. We’ve also enabled Python support for Visual Studio Live Share. In this post we’ll take a closer look at these new features.