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Python in Visual Studio Code – February 2020 Release
Python in Visual Studio Code – February 2020 Release
We are pleased to announce that the February 2020 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available. In this release we closed 66 issues, including a much faster startup of Jupyter Notebook editor and scaling back of configuration notifications. Keep on reading to learn more!
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Python in Visual Studio Code – January 2020 Release
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
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
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. 
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.