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  • v3.0.0 Changes

    October 07, 2016

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio "15" Preview 5 with Python language support.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python tools and language support for Visual Studio includes open-source plug-ins for Visual Studio and distributions to support programming with the Python language. It also lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, package management with Pip, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐ŸŒ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Requirements and Installation

    Python support is available as part of Visual Studio "15" Preview 5.

    ๐Ÿฑ vs15preview5install1

    ๐Ÿ“ˆ Visual Studio "15" introduces the concept of scenario-specific workloads. Depending on your use cases, you can get Python support by selecting either the Python Development workload or the Data Science and Analytics workload.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements

    • Intellisense improvements.
    • REPL Improvements - Ctrl+Enter shortcut and code cells.
    • ๐Ÿ Interactive Entry Points โ€“ create and pick backend for an arbitrary number of interactive windows with a single entry point.
    • Project template for creating C extensions.
    • Completions for file name.
    • Shared assemblies for common code.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Numerous editor, debugger, and core experience bug fixes.

    The following significant issues have been resolved since the last preview:

    • ๐Ÿšš Formatting document (ctrl-k,d) removes async keyword in front of "async for"
    • ๐Ÿ‘ PEP 526 Syntax support
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ NullReferenceException when clicking "Install Python Package" without Python Environments window

    Known Issues

    • ๐Ÿ— Build fails when Lightweight Project Load is enabled
    • Profiling
    • Install from requirements.txt command doesn't prompt for elevation
    • Can't create virtual environment on Data Science workload Anaconda
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ Package uninstall from solution explorer doesn't prompt to elevate
    • Double backslash in Python environments prevent from opening interpreter folder
    • Profiling doesn't work on dev15

    ๐Ÿš€ Your feedback and suggestions are much appreciated. To report issues or to review the complete list of known issues for this release, please visit our issues page.

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio "15", the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2015 was PTVS 2.2.5, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2015 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v3.0.0-preview5 Changes

    October 07, 2016

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio "15" Preview 5 with Python language support.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python tools and language support for Visual Studio includes open-source plug-ins for Visual Studio and distributions to support programming with the Python language. It also lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, package management with Pip, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐ŸŒ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Requirements and Installation

    Python support is available as part of Visual Studio "15" Preview 5.

    ๐Ÿฑ vs15preview5install1

    ๐Ÿ“ˆ Visual Studio "15" introduces the concept of scenario-specific workloads. Depending on your use cases, you can get Python support by selecting either the Python Development workload or the Data Science and Analytics workload.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements

    • Intellisense improvements.
    • REPL Improvements - Ctrl+Enter shortcut and code cells.
    • ๐Ÿ Interactive Entry Points โ€“ create and pick backend for an arbitrary number of interactive windows with a single entry point.
    • Project template for creating C extensions.
    • Completions for file name.
    • Shared assemblies for common code.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Numerous editor, debugger, and core experience bug fixes.

    The following significant issues have been resolved since the last preview:

    • ๐Ÿšš Formatting document (ctrl-k,d) removes async keyword in front of "async for"
    • ๐Ÿ‘ PEP 526 Syntax support
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ NullReferenceException when clicking "Install Python Package" without Python Environments window

    Known Issues

    • ๐Ÿ— Build fails when Lightweight Project Load is enabled
    • Profiling
    • Install from requirements.txt command doesn't prompt for elevation
    • Can't create virtual environment on Data Science workload Anaconda
    • ๐Ÿ“ฆ Package uninstall from solution explorer doesn't prompt to elevate
    • Double backslash in Python environments prevent from opening interpreter folder
    • Profiling doesn't work on dev15

    ๐Ÿš€ Your feedback and suggestions are much appreciated. To report issues or to review the complete list of known issues for this release, please visit our issues page.

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio "15", the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2015 was PTVS 2.2.5, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2015 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v2.2.6 Changes

    January 24, 2017

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes for PTVS 2.2.6

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce the release of Python Tools 2.2.6 for Visual Studio 2015.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. It lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐Ÿ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites, PyKinect for using Kinect for Windows, and PyVot for interacting with Excel. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Downloads

    Download Type Size (KB)
    Python Tools for VS 2015 MSI 6848KB
    Sample Pack VSIX 1592KB
    Machine Learning Pack VSIX 111KB

    Requirements

    PTVS 2.2.6 requires Visual Studio 2015 Community or higher, Express for Desktop or Express for Web. Update 3 is recommended.

    ๐Ÿ‘€ You will also need to install one or more Python interpreters. See our help page for assistance choosing a version of Python if you do not already have one.

    ๐Ÿ›  Fixes for 2.2.6

    ๐Ÿš‘ PTVS 2.2.6 is a critical bug fix release, so no new functionality has been added.

    The following significant issues have been resolved:

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes errors when auto-configuring Python 3.6 (issues #1565, #1994 and #2005)
      • Note that Python 3.6 is still not supported by this release. This fix merely prevents a crash when unsupported versions are configured as custom environments.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes interpreter link crashing when path variable not set (issue #2010)

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.3 and later do not support Visual Studio 2013. If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio 2015, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2013 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v2.2.6-rc Changes

    January 04, 2017

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes for PTVS 2.2.6 RC

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce the release of Python Tools 2.2.6 RC for Visual Studio 2015.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. It lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐Ÿ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites, PyKinect for using Kinect for Windows, and PyVot for interacting with Excel. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Downloads

    Download Type Size (KB)
    Python Tools for VS 2015 MSI 6848KB
    Sample Pack VSIX 1592KB
    Machine Learning Pack VSIX 111KB

    Requirements

    PTVS 2.2.6 RC requires Visual Studio 2015 Community or higher, Express for Desktop or Express for Web. Update 3 is recommended.

    ๐Ÿ‘€ You will also need to install one or more Python interpreters. See our help page for assistance choosing a version of Python if you do not already have one.

    ๐Ÿ›  Fixes for 2.2.6

    ๐Ÿš‘ PTVS 2.2.6 is a critical bug fix release, so no new functionality has been added.

    The following significant issues have been resolved:

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes errors when auto-configuring Python 3.6 (issues #1565, #1994 and #2005)
      • Note that Python 3.6 is still not supported by this release. This fix merely prevents a crash when unsupported versions are configured as custom environments.
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes interpreter link crashing when path variable not set (issue #2010)

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.3 and later do not support Visual Studio 2013. If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio 2015, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2013 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v2.2.5 Changes

    August 05, 2016

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes for PTVS 2.2.5 RC1

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce a release candidate for Python Tools 2.2.5 for Visual Studio.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. It lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐Ÿ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites, PyKinect for using Kinect for Windows, and PyVot for interacting with Excel. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Downloads

    Download Type Size (KB)
    Python Tools for VS 2015 MSI 6844KB
    Sample Pack VSIX 1592KB
    Machine Learning Pack VSIX 111KB

    Requirements

    PTVS 2.2.5 RC1 requires Visual Studio 2015 Community or higher, Express for Desktop or Express for Web. Update 3 is recommended.

    ๐Ÿ‘€ You will also need to install one or more Python interpreters. See our help page for assistance choosing a version of Python if you do not already have one.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements for 2.2.5

    ๐Ÿš‘ PTVS 2.2.5 is a critical bug fix release, so no new functionality has been added.

    The following significant issues have been resolved:

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes some race conditions when opening projects (issues #1411 and #1415)

    Known Issues

    • #523 Invalid digital signature on VSIX in VS 2015

    ๐Ÿš€ Your feedback and suggestions are much appreciated. To report issues or to review the complete list of known issues for this release, please visit our issues page.

    WFastCgi

    The WFastCgi tool for hosting Python websites on servers running IIS can now be found on PyPI.

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.5 and later will not support Visual Studio 2013 or earlier. If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio 2015, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2013 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v2.2.5-rc Changes

    August 05, 2016

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes for PTVS 2.2.5 RC1

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce a release candidate for Python Tools 2.2.5 for Visual Studio.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. It lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐Ÿ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites, PyKinect for using Kinect for Windows, and PyVot for interacting with Excel. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Downloads

    Download Type Size (KB)
    Python Tools for VS 2015 MSI 6844KB
    Sample Pack VSIX 1592KB
    Machine Learning Pack VSIX 111KB

    Requirements

    PTVS 2.2.5 RC1 requires Visual Studio 2015 Community or higher, Express for Desktop or Express for Web. Update 3 is recommended.

    ๐Ÿ‘€ You will also need to install one or more Python interpreters. See our help page for assistance choosing a version of Python if you do not already have one.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements for 2.2.5

    ๐Ÿš‘ PTVS 2.2.5 is a critical bug fix release, so no new functionality has been added.

    The following significant issues have been resolved:

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes some race conditions when opening projects (issues #1411 and #1415)

    Known Issues

    • #523 Invalid digital signature on VSIX in VS 2015

    ๐Ÿš€ Your feedback and suggestions are much appreciated. To report issues or to review the complete list of known issues for this release, please visit our issues page.

    WFastCgi

    The WFastCgi tool for hosting Python websites on servers running IIS can now be found on PyPI.

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.5 and later will not support Visual Studio 2013 or earlier. If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio 2015, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2013 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v2.2.5.post1 Changes

    August 29, 2016

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes for PTVS 2.2.5

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce the release of Python Tools 2.2.5 for Visual Studio 2015.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. It lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐Ÿ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites, PyKinect for using Kinect for Windows, and PyVot for interacting with Excel. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Downloads

    Download Type Size (KB)
    Python Tools for VS 2015 MSI 6844KB
    Sample Pack VSIX 1592KB
    Machine Learning Pack VSIX 111KB

    Requirements

    PTVS 2.2.5 requires Visual Studio 2015 Community or higher, Express for Desktop or Express for Web. Update 3 is recommended.

    ๐Ÿ‘€ You will also need to install one or more Python interpreters. See our help page for assistance choosing a version of Python if you do not already have one.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements for 2.2.5

    ๐Ÿš‘ PTVS 2.2.5 is a critical bug fix release, so no new functionality has been added.

    The following significant issues have been resolved:

    • ๐Ÿ›  Fixes some race conditions when opening projects (issues #1411 and #1415)

    Known Issues

    • #523 Invalid digital signature on VSIX in VS 2015

    ๐Ÿš€ Your feedback and suggestions are much appreciated. To report issues or to review the complete list of known issues for this release, please visit our issues page.

    WFastCgi

    The WFastCgi tool for hosting Python websites on servers running IIS can now be found on PyPI.

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.5 and later will not support Visual Studio 2013 or earlier. If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio 2015, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2013 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.

  • v2.2.4 Changes

    June 27, 2016

    ๐Ÿš€ Release notes for PTVS 2.2.4

    ๐Ÿš€ We're pleased to announce the release of Python Tools 2.2.4 for Visual Studio.

    ๐Ÿš€ Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. It lets you bring your own Python interpreter, including CPython, IronPython, PyPy, and more, and supports a broad range of features from editing with IntelliSense to interactive debugging, profiling, interactive REPLs with support for IPython, cross-platform and cross-language debugging support, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.

    ๐Ÿ We also have a Sample Pack containing extra templates for Django, Flask and Bottle web sites, PyKinect for using Kinect for Windows, and PyVot for interacting with Excel. Our Machine Learning Pack contains some samples for the scikit-learn library and Python code generation for Azure Machine Learning web services.

    Downloads

    Download Type Size (KB)
    Python Tools for VS 2015 MSI 6848KB
    Sample Pack VSIX 1592KB
    Machine Learning Pack VSIX 111KB

    Requirements

    PTVS 2.2.4 requires Visual Studio 2015 Community or higher, Express for Desktop or Express for Web. Update 3 is recommended.

    ๐Ÿ‘€ You will also need to install one or more Python interpreters. See our help page for assistance choosing a version of Python if you do not already have one.

    ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements for 2.2.4

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.4 is a bug fix release, so no new functionality has been added.

    The following significant issues have been resolved:

    • ๐ŸŒ Azure Web App remote debug command now displays a help page instead of automatically connecting (or, more likely, doing nothing at all)
    • 0๏ธโƒฃ Default indentation is now Smart instead of Block
    • ๐Ÿ›  Some crash fixes

    Known Issues

    • #523 Invalid digital signature on VSIX in VS 2015

    ๐Ÿš€ Your feedback and suggestions are much appreciated. To report issues or to review the complete list of known issues for this release, please visit our issues page.

    WFastCgi

    The WFastCgi tool for hosting Python websites on servers running IIS can now be found on PyPI.

    Earlier Visual Studio Versions

    ๐Ÿš€ PTVS 2.2.4 and later will not support Visual Studio 2013 or earlier. If you are unable to obtain any of the editions of Visual Studio 2015, the last release of PTVS for Visual Studio 2013 was PTVS 2.2.2 and for Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 was PTVS 2.1.1.