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Python in Visual Studio Code – May 2022 Release

We’re excited to announce that the May 2022 release of the Python and Jupyter Extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available! With this release we’re introducing three new extensions: Black, isort, and Jupyter Powertoys. If you’re interested, you can check the full list of improvements in our changelogs for the Python, Jupyter...

Jupyter in Visual Studio Code – June 2021 Release

We are pleased to announce that the June 2021 release of the Jupyter Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. If you are working with Python, we recommend downloading the Python extension from the Marketplace, or installing it directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. If you already have the Python extension ...

Jupyter in Visual Studio Code – April 2021 Release

We are pleased to announce that the April 2021 release of the Jupyter Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. If working with Python, we recommend installing the Python extension directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. If you already have the Python or Jupyter extensions installed, you can also get the ...

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 ...

Data Science with Python in Visual Studio Code

Today we’re very excited to announce the availability of Data Science features in the Python extension for Visual Studio Code! With the addition of these features, you can now work with data interactively in Visual Studio Code, whether it is for exploring data or for incorporating machine learning models into applications, making Visual Studio Code an exciting new option for those who prefer an editor for data science tasks.

What do your users really think? Using Text Analytics to understand GitHub Issue Sentiment

Ever get the feeling your users aren't that happy with your project? We all get those issues that are real downers on our repository. So I thought, let's take these issues and make something fun. Using the Text Analytics Service and the WordCloud Python package, we can make some pretty pictures out of otherwise negative comments. I also ...

Python 3 is Winning Library Developer Support

https://notebooks.azure.com/library/rJUgQ81mnpo In 3 months, Python 3 will be better supported than Python 2. Are you using Python 3 for your development? It has been out for 7+ years at this point. So, if you aren't using it, why not? Since December of 2008, the initial release of Python 3, it seems the new version of Python has lived in ...

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