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Python in Visual Studio Code – October 2019 Release
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
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.
Come meet Microsoft at DjangoCon 2019
Come meet Microsoft at DjangoCon 2019
DjangoCon 2019 is happening next week in San Diego and Microsoft is pleased to be supporting the conference as Gold sponsors this year. We will have some members from our Python team, our Azure Cloud Advocates, and the PostgreSQL team. Be sure to check out our talks from our team during the conference, and come by the booth!
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Python in Visual Studio Code – September 2019 Release
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. 
What’s New for Python in Visual Studio (16.3 Preview 2)
What’s New for Python in Visual Studio (16.3 Preview 2)
Today, we are releasing Visual Studio 2019 (16.3 Preview 2), which contains newly-added pytest support a re-worked unittest experience for Python users. Our latest updates apply to both Python Projects and Open Folder workspaces. In this post, we'll take a closer look at this new experience.
Python in Visual Studio Code – August 2019 Release
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
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
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.
Who put Python in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update?
Who put Python in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update?
Today the Windows team announced the May 2019 Update for Windows 10. In this post we’re going to look at what we, Microsoft's Python team, have done to make Python easier to install on Windows by helping the community publish to the Microsoft Store and, in collaboration with Windows, adding a default “python.exe” command to help find it...
Remote Python Development in Visual Studio Code
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.