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Anaconda licensing for Microsoft products and services

Our friends at Anaconda have posted a joint announcement last week regarding the use of their repository from Microsoft cloud-hosted products. See the full announcement on their website. Today, Anaconda, Inc. announced a collaboration with Microsoft to enable customers to confidently access Anaconda’s curated library of open-source ...

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...

Python extension for Visual Studio Code version 0.9.0 now available

We’re excited to announce our first update to the Microsoft Python extension for Visual Studio Code. In this release, we’ve added additional support for conda environments and fixed numerous bugs in the editor and debugger. Support for Conda Environments Conda environments are now automatically detected from the Anaconda root location. You...

Come visit us at PyCon US 2017!

With PyCon US 2017 happening later this week, we wanted to let you know what we will be up to at the conference! To start, thanks to our platinum sponsorship this year, we are going to have a booth in the exhibit hall. This will provide you a place to come if you have any questions involving Python and Microsoft. We are also going to have ...

Python support is now stable in Visual Studio 2017

Today we have released our next update to Visual Studio 2017, and it's the one you've been waiting for. As of today, the Python development and Data Science and Analytical Applications workloads are stable and ready for production use. You can read our post on the Visual Studio blog for an overview of what is new, and we will release a ...

Python tools in your language

This week we've released a preview of the next update to Visual Studio. It has all of the improvements that were released recently in VS 2017 Update 1, and also the earliest previews of VS 2017 Update 2. For Python support, probably our most significant update is that we are now available in all fourteen languages that Visual Studio ships ...

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