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Python in Visual Studio Code – June 2024 Release

The June 2024 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include an experimental Python REPL with Intellisense and syntax highlighting, and pytest improvements on the testing rewrite. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – May 2024 Release

The May 2024 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include a new Pylance code action and setting, removal of debugpy from the Python extension, socket disablement for testing scenarios, and Pylance performance updates. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – April 2024 Release

The April 2024 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include an improved debug config flow for Django and Flask, module and import analysis for Run Dependent Cells, Hatch environment discovery, automatic environment selection for popular tools, and Report Issue command improvements. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – March 2024 Release

The March 2024 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include new add import Code Actions from Pylance, improvements for developing and testing web apps, shell integration in the Python REPL, and improved language support for local Jupyter servers. Keep reading to learn more!

Python in Visual Studio Code – February 2024 Release

The February 2024 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include the Python Debugger extension installed by default, option to create a virtual environment in the interpreter Quick Pick, built-in variable viewer with Jupyter, new diagnostic rules with Pylance, and triggered breakpoints in VS Code. Keep reading to learn more!

Join us for AI Chat App Hack from Jan. 29 – Feb.12

The Microsoft AI Chat App Hack is a two-week virtual hackathon where you can learn how to build a chat app with Python, using the RAG (Retrieval Augmented Generation) approach with OpenAI and Azure AI Search. You’ll also get to meet other Python developers and learn from Microsoft engineers on live streams.

Python in Visual Studio Code – December 2023 Release

The December 2023 release of the Python and Jupyter extensions for Visual Studio Code are now available. This month's updates include debug configurations add to the Run button menu, show type hierarchy with Pylance, deactivate support for auto-activated terminals, and additional REPL improvements. Keep reading to learn more!