Help Design the Next Version of Python Tools for Visual Studio

Posted by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner Director of Program Management at Microsoft. I am delighted to announce that for the upcoming version of Python Tools for Visual Studio, the product design process will be completely open. You are hereby cordially invited to participate in shaping PTVS 3.0! PTVS 2.x was primarily focused on Desktop and Web App… Read more

Announcing PTVS 2.2

This post is by Steve Dower, a Software Engineer on Microsoft’s Python tools. On Monday we released Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.2 (PTVS), the latest iteration of our free open-source extension that brings Python to the powerful Visual Studio environment. This release brings a number of quality-of-life improvements, predominantly around the editor and debugger,… Read more

Pycon 2015 Recap

This post is by Steve Dower, Software Engineer on Python Tools at Microsoft. Those of us fortunate enough to be at PyCon 2015 in Montreal got a chance to attend some amazing talks, sprints and tutorials and also the opportunity to meet several interesting people, many of who are active contributors to this event and… Read more

PyCon 2015: April 8-16

This post is by Steve Dower, Software Engineer on Python Tools at Microsoft. This week,  Azure ML’s Python team and representatives from across Microsoft will be heading to PyCon Montreal. This conference is the largest Python gathering each year with over two thousand attendees and one hundred sponsors. I’m excited to share that for 2015,… Read more

Azure ML: Now With Even More Python!

This post is authored by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner Director of Program Management, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Hello again Python enthusiasts!  In a previous post I discussed how PTVS can be used as a powerful Data Science workbench. I'm very excited to talk about two important new Azure ML features for Python users: Azure ML Studio… Read more

Python Tools for Visual Studio now integrates with Azure Machine Learning

This blog post is authored by Shahrokh Mortazavi, Partner Director of Program Management on the Microsoft Azure Machine Learning team. Two languages are closely associated with Data Science today – R and Python. In Azure ML we’ve supported R for some time – and very soon we’ll add full Python support as well. This includes a… Read more