Come see us at EuroPython 2018!


Next week is the EuroPython conference from July 23-29 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Microsoft is a platinum sponsor of EuroPython this year, and are looking forward to meeting you there! Be sure to come by our booth and check out our sessions. If you can’t make it, don’t worry, we’ll be sharing the content from the conference on our Python blog after the events are over, so stay tuned by following this blog.

Microsoft has a long history of working with Python, from support for Python in Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code (pictured below: our free, open source editor for macOS, Linux and Windows), to contributing to open source projects such as IronPython and CPython itself. We are excited to have the team at EuroPython to show and talk about the work we are doing with Python at Microsoft.

Python in Visual Studio Code

Come to our talks!

Members from our team are giving a variety of talks during the conference, see below for details!

First, check out Python on Windows is Okay, Actually by Steve Dower on Wednesday, July 25th at 14:00 in the Moorfoot room to learn how to make Python run better for everyone, including Windows developers.

Then, stop into our sponsored session From Zero to Azure with Python, Docker Containers, and Visual Studio Code on Wednesday July 25th at 15:30 in the Kilsyth room to learn how you can quickly get up and running with Python in Azure.

Come by Code Review Skills for Pythonistas by Nina Zakharenko on Thursday, July 26th at 12:10 in the Lammermuir room to learn successful code review practices will lead to happier teams and healthier code bases.

Finally, check out Get Productive with Python and VS Code by Dan Taylor on Friday, July 27th at 11:20 in the Smarkets room to for to learn how you can make the most out of VS Code for Python development!

Join our Women & Non-Binary Community Breakfast

Microsoft Cloud Developer Advocates, Trans*Code, & CodeClan are excited to host a breakfast plus Python and people panel for women & non-binary attendees on the last day of EuroPython 2018, Friday, July 27th 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM in the Platform 5 Café at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Please RSVP for this free event as soon as possible because we are anticipating this breakfast to sell out fast. We look forward to seeing you there and please reach out to Jenny.Morgan@Microsoft.com with any questions.

Come say ‘Hi’ at the booth!

We will have members from our team at the booth, be sure to stop by to talk about anything Python at Microsoft, including Python on Windows, Python in Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Python in Azure, Azure Notebooks, or Python itself!

We want to hear how Microsoft can help the Python community, if you’re at EuroPython next week be sure to stop by!


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