More Python Tools for Visual Studio
Written by Alex Armstrong   
Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Microsoft has released an open source IDE for Python in Visual Studio 2010.

The new Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) can be downloaded from the CodePlex and can be used with the free Visual Studio Integrated Shell as well as the full version of VS 2010

pymini

The key features are:

  • Support for CPython, IronPython, Jython, and PyPy
  • Advanced editing capabilities, including IntelliSense
  • Multiple refactorings, such as “Extract Method”
  • A built-in REPL (read-eval-print loop) window
  • Debugging and profiling capabilities

IronPython, which used to be Microsoft's own Python for .NET implementation, is now open source and is being developed by its own community.

Also announced at the same time as PTVS is the availability of the NumPy and SciPy Libraries for .NET. In this case it isn't only IronPython that benefits as any .NET language can make use of the libraries.

PTVS is open source, released under the Apache 2.0 license.

pymini

More Information

Download PTVS

IronPython community

Homes found for Iron languages

Microsoft lets go of Iron languages

Getting started with IronPython

 

Banner


Microsoft Lowers Barrier To Windows Stores
24/09/2014

Microsoft recently launched a new Dev Center Benefits program and now has taken the further welcome step of eliminating annual fees. You still have to pay to register at the Dev Center but this is now [ ... ]



Google Code-In 2014 Announced
08/10/2014

Now in its 5th year Google Code-In is an opportunity for pre-university students aged between 13 and 17 to have an experience of real world coding and making a contribution to an open source proj [ ... ]


More News

    Last Updated ( Tuesday, 02 April 2013 )
     
     

       
    RSS feed of news items only
    I Programmer News
    Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
    Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.