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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.
Come meet Microsoft at PyCon 2019!
Come meet Microsoft at PyCon 2019!
Next week we (the Python team here at Microsoft) will be at the PyCon conference in Cleveland, OH on May 1-9, and are looking forward to meeting you! Come join our workshops, then stop by our booth to get some great swag and check out the latest in Visual Studio Code, Azure, Azure Pipelines, and Python on Windows.
Python in Visual Studio Code – April 2019 Release
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.
Python in Visual Studio Code – March 2019 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – March 2019 Release
We are pleased to announce that the March 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we closed 52 issues that includes Live Share support in the Python Interactive Window, support for installing packages with Poetry, improvements to the Python Language Server and to the Test Explorer.
Python in Visual Studio Code  – February 2019 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – February 2019 Release
We are pleased to announce that the February 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we have closed a total of 40 issues, including a built-in Test Explorer, validation of breakpoint targets when debugging, and the ability to run any code selection in the Python Interactive window.
Python in Visual Studio Code – January 2019 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – January 2019 Release
We are pleased to announce that the January 2019 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we have closed a total of 62 issues, including IPython console support and the ability to run an entire file in the Python Interactive window, visualization and navigation to failed pytest tests from the problems window (thanks Chris NeJame), as well as a much faster outline when using the Python Language Server. Keep on reading to learn more!