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Python in Visual Studio Code – January 2020 Release

We are happy to announce that the January 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. This release includes Kernel selection in Jupyter notebooks, performance improvements of Jupyter notebooks editor , auto-activation of the terminal on load (thanks Igor Aleksanov!) and fixes to rebuilding ctags.

Python in Visual Studio Code – November 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the November 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we closed 60 issues, including an add imports “quick fix” when using the Python Language Server, Altair plot support and line numbers in the Notebook Editor. Keep on reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – October 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the October 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we addressed 97 issues, including native editing of Jupyter Notebooks, a button to run a Python file in the terminal, and linting and import improvements with the Python Language Server. 

Announcing Support for Native Editing of Jupyter Notebooks in VS Code

Today, we're excited to announce the first release of native Jupyter notebook support inside VS Code through the Python extension that shipped today! This brings together the interactivity of Jupyter Notebooks and the power of VS Code, offering a brand-new way for data scientists and developers to experiment and work with data efficiently.

Python in Visual Studio Code – September 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the September 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. This was a short release where we closed 35 issues, including improvements to the Python Language Server and to Jupyter Notebook cell debugging, as well as detection of virtual environment creation. 

Python in Visual Studio Code – August 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the August 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available.  In this release we closed a total of 76 issues including Jupyter Notebook cell debugging, introducing an Insiders program, improvements to auto-indentation and to the Python Language Server,

Python in Visual Studio Code – June 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the June 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we closed a total of 70 issues including a plot viewer with the Python Interactive window, parallel tests with pytest, and indentation of run selection in the terminal.

Python in Visual Studio Code – May 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the May 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we closed a total of 42 issues including IntelliSense in the Python Interactive Window and additional improvements to the Python Language Server. Check out the full list of improvements in our changelog.

Remote Python Development in Visual Studio Code

Microsoft’s Python and Visual Studio Code team announced remote development in Visual Studio Code, enabling you to work in development setups where their code and tools are running remotely inside of docker containers, remote SSH hosts, and Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), while you still get a seamless experience locally.

Python in Visual Studio Code – April 2019 Release

We are pleased to announce that the April 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we have closed a total of 84 issues, including a Variable Explorer and Data Viewer, enhancements to debug configuration and additional improvements to the Python Language Server. Check out he full list of fixes and improvements in our changelog.

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