Visual Studio has long been recognized for the quality of its IntelliSense (code analysis and suggestions) across all languages, and has had support for Python since 2011. We are pleased to announce that we are going to be making the Python support available to other tools as the Microsoft Python Language Server.
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In this post, we're going to walk through a sample project that demonstrates scripting a C++ application with Python using CPython, PyBind11 and Visual Studio 2017. We show how you can wrap a C++ class with Python and how to use cross-language debugging and type-hints to get a development experience that only Visual Studio can offer.
Last week I had the privilege to attend the inaugural North Bay Python conference, held in Petaluma, California in the USA. Being part of any community-run conference is always enjoyable, and to help launch a new one was very exciting.
Today we have released the first preview of our next update to Visual Studio 2017. You will see a notification in Visual Studio within the next few days, or you can download the new installer from visualstudio.com.
It’s been a while since we last posted, and we’ve been hard at work on new features for Python in Visual Studio 2017. Today, the first preview of the next update has been released, which you can install from visualstudio.com or by updating your existing Preview install.
Today we have released our next update to Visual Studio 2017, and it’s the one you’ve been waiting for. As of today, the Python development and Data Science and Analytical Applications workloads are stable and ready for production use.
This week we’ve released a preview of the next update to Visual Studio. It has all of the improvements that were released recently in VS 2017 Update 1, and also the earliest previews of VS 2017 Update 2.
Last week we announced that the Python development workload is available now in Visual Studio Preview, and briefly covered some of the new improvements in Visual Studio 2017. In this post, we are going to go into more depth on the improvements for the Python Interactive Window.