Python support in Visual Studio 2017 or the lack thereof

So yesterday Visual Studio 2017 was released. Big news. Lots of cool stuff. As I write this I am watching the live stream of the 2 days-long launch event. If you want to learn about Python support in VS2017 though, you have to dig deeper and head over to the Python Engineering blog at Microsoft. As expected, the official release is actually coming out with no support for Python. It will come in a few months. »

Python Workload pulled off Visual Studio 2017 RC3

So how do you install the awesome Python Development Tools on the latest Visual Studio 2017 RC? That might seem a stupid question considering that the Data Science and Python Development workload has been available with every Release Candidate so far. You simply select the workload during the installation and you’re done, right? Not quite. I found out the hard way this morning as I wanted to install VS 2017 RC3 on my development machine and, to my surprise, I could not find Python Development anywhere on the workloads window (which itself is a huge improvement over the VS 2015 install experience, by the way). »

Python Tools per Visual Studio 1.5

Seguo il progetto Python Tools per Visual Studio da molto tempo. Python Tools per Visual Studio è un plugin gratuito e open source che trasforma Visual Studio in una IDE per Python. Supporta CPython, IronPython, Intellisense, Debugging, Profiling, Editing, Browsing, REPL Multipli, IPython, Django e Cloud Computing con librerie client per Windows, Linux e OS X (Azure). La versione 1.5, rilasciata oggi, aggiunge supporto per Django, Azure, REPL debugging, Visual Studio 2012 e altro. »

Python Tools per Visual Studio per accedere a Kinect SDK ed Excel via Python

E’ uscita ieri la versione 1.1 Alpha dei Python Tools per Visual Studio, il plug-in open source per programmare in Python con Visual Studio 2010. Migliorie e molte nuove features per la IDE ma la novità più interessante sono senz’altro PyKinect e Pyvot, due librerie che consentono rispettivamente di lavorare col Kinect SDK e di interagire con Excel via Python. PyKinect in azione Per informazioni su Python Tools per Visual Studio date una occhiata a Programmare in Python con Visual Studio 2010 e Python Studio per Visual Studio 1. »