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Python in Visual Studio Code – February 2024 Release

The February 2024 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include the Python Debugger extension installed by default, option to create a virtual environment in the interpreter Quick Pick, built-in variable viewer with Jupyter, new diagnostic rules with Pylance, and triggered breakpoints in VS Code. Keep reading to learn more!

Join us for AI Chat App Hack from Jan. 29 – Feb.12

The Microsoft AI Chat App Hack is a two-week virtual hackathon where you can learn how to build a chat app with Python, using the RAG (Retrieval Augmented Generation) approach with OpenAI and Azure AI Search. You’ll also get to meet other Python developers and learn from Microsoft engineers on live streams.

Python in Visual Studio Code – December 2023 Release

The December 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include debug configurations add to the Run button menu, show type hierarchy with Pylance, deactivate support for auto-activated terminals, and additional REPL improvements. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – November 2023 Release

The November 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include improvements to Shift+Enter when sending code to the terminal, deprecation of linting and formatting features, improvements to Python linting extensions, reconfiguration of test output, and virtual environment deactivation help. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – August 2023 Release

The August 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include a pre-configured dev container for the Python extension, a new debug configuration, an npm package for the Python extension API, and error-tolerant pytest discovery with the testing rewrite. Keep reading to learn more!