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Python in Visual Studio Code – June 2023 Release

The June 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This release includes a test discovery and execution rewrite, an option to run your Python file in a dedicated terminal, a preview of IntelliSense on overloaded operators, and configurable index limits with Pylance. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – May 2023 Release

The May 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. In this release, Jupyter is no longer installed alongside the Python extension, microvenv support was added for the Create Environment command, new automatic conversion of f-strings, and code navigation on strings that contain module names. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – April 2023 Release

The April 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This release includes Data Wrangler, a create environment button embedded in dependency files, environments API for extension authors, kernel picker improvements, and move symbol refactoring. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – March 2023 Release

The March 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This release includes "back" and "cancel" support for the "Create Environment" command, isort no longer being shipped by default with the Python extension, improvements to the kernel picker experience in Jupyter, and the Python for VS Code team as guests on the Python Pulse livestream. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – February 2023 Release

The February 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This release includes automatic environment selection, improvements to the Create Environment command, improved Intellisense support for pytest in preview, and improvements to the Jupyter kernel picker. Keep reading to learn more!

The Python Pulse: A Monthly Microsoft Stream

We're excited to announce a new livestream, brought to you by the Microsoft Community Team. Need updates on the latest and greatest Microsoft releases for Python? We got you. Each stream we start with a run down of the latest news in Microsoft Cloud, VS Code and Python tech ecosystem, then we deep dive into special segments with an esteemed guest.

Python in Visual Studio Code – November 2022 Release

The November 2022 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This release includes automatic installation of the isort extension, auto imports turned off by default with Pylance, "just my code" cell debugging in Jupyter and more!