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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!

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 ...

Gather: A New Way To Clean Notebooks

We are pleased to announce the release of our new experimental extension, Gather! Gather is a notebook cleaning tool that analyzes and determines the necessary code dependencies within a notebook and performs code cleanup, automating this difficult and time-consuming task.

Python in Visual Studio Code – July 2020 Release

We are pleased to announce that the July 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we addressed 51 issues, and it includes support for our new language server Pylance and new experimental extension Gather. Keep on reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – June 2020 Release

We are pleased to announce that the June 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we worked on new features such as run by line and a start page, in addition to addressing 53 issues. Keep on reading to learn more!

Connect with us at Microsoft Build digital event

Join us for Microsoft Build 2020, a virtual event starting next Tuesday, May 19. We’ll demo the new capabilities in Visual Studio Code and Azure to enable Python developers to build data processing pipelines, web applications, and machine learning models.

Python in Visual Studio Code – May 2020 Release

We are happy to announce that the May 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we addressed 42 issues, and it includes the ability to browse for or enter an interpreter path on selection. Keep on reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – April 2020 Release

We are happy to announce that the April 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. This was a short release where we addressed 43 issues, including ipywidgets support  in Jypyter Notebooks and debugger support for Django and Flask auto-reload. Keep on reading to learn more!