Embedding Python in a C++ project with Visual Studio

Watch the video version of this post on VS Toolbox Let’s get started In this post, we’re going to walk through a sample project that demonstrates scripting a C++ application with Python using CPython, PyBind11 and Visual Studio 2017. The sample code is available at github.com/zooba/ogre3d-python-embed and setup instructions are below. Ogre3d is an open-source…


Python in Visual Studio Code – May 2018 Release

We are pleased to announce that the May 2018 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available from the marketplace and the gallery. You can download the Python extension from the marketplace, or install it directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. You can learn more about Python support…


Recap: Microsoft at PyCon US 2018

Microsoft was a keystone-level sponsor of PyCon US 2018 this year, which took place in Cleveland Ohio from May 9-17th. We had a great time interacting with and learning from the community, and we had a lot of fun! In this post we’ll share our experience and useful links from the conference. Language Summit The…


Python in Visual Studio Code – April 2018 Release

We are pleased to announce that the April 2018 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available from the marketplace and the gallery. You can download the Python extension from the marketplace, or install it directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. You can learn more about Python support…


Python at Microsoft: Meet us at Build and PyCon US!

Next week are the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, WA on May 7-9, and the PyCon conference in Cleveland, OH on May 9-17, and we (the Microsoft Python team) will be at both conferences looking forward to meeting you! If you are going to either of these conferences, come by our booth and check out…


Python in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7

Note: This post was originally published with Visual Studio 15.7 Preview 4, it has been updated to reflect the latest as of Visual Studio 15.7 RTM. We have released the 15.7 update to Visual Studio 2017. You will see a notification in Visual Studio within the next few days, or you can download the new…


Python in Visual Studio Code – March 2018 Release

We are pleased to announce that the March 2018 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available from the marketplace and the gallery. You can the download the Python extension from the marketplace, or install it directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. You can learn more about Python…


Python in Visual Studio 15.7 Preview

Note: this blog post was first released for 15.7 Preview 1, and has been updated to reflect the latest as of 15.7 Preview 3 We have released the third preview of our next update to Visual Studio 2017. If you already have the preview installed you will see a notification in Visual Studio within the…


Python in Visual Studio Code – Feb 2018 Release

We are pleased to announce that the February 2018 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is now available from the marketplace and the gallery. You can the download the Python extension from the marketplace, or install it directly from the extension gallery in Visual Studio Code. You can learn more about Python…


Visual Studio Code is now shipping with Anaconda!

For everyone from enterprise programmers to data scientists, Python is one of the most popular dynamic languages for software development. Anaconda, the most popular Python data science platform, provides 6 million users with a streamlined Python environment on Windows, Mac or Linux. And starting today, Visual Studio Code, Microsoft’s free and cross-platform code editor, is…

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