PTVS 1.5RC Available!
We’re pleased to announce the release of Python Tools for Visual Studio 1.5 RC. Python Tools for Visual Studio (PTVS) is an open-source plug-in for Visual Studio which supports programming with the Python language. PTVS supports a broad range of features including CPython/IronPython, Edit/Intellisense/Debug/Profile, Cloud, HPC, IPython, etc. support.
The primary new feature for the 1.5 release is Django including Azure support! The http://www.djangoproject.com
is a popular Python webframework/CMS which is used by many reputable companies and high-traffic websites. For Python on Azure support see: https://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/python
In this RC release, the following improvements have been made based on your requests & feedback:
• VS2012 support!
• A Live Debug REPL - YT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erNx2NLu-t4&hd=1
• Project load time improvements
• Kinect 1.5 support
• New “New Project from Existing Code!”
• Improved intellisense (iterator, PyQt, …)
• Python 3.3 language support
• Azure Python Client Lib improvements for Windows, Linux & MacOS
There were over 80 fixes/improvements in this release. Unfortunately because of Codeplex's Release Notes character limit (sad), we can't list the summary of bug fixes, so here's a link to the data:http://pytools.codeplex.com/workitem/list/advanced?keyword=&status=All&type=All&priority=All&release=1.5%20RC&assignedTo=All&component=All&sortField=LastUpdatedDate&sortDirection=Descending&page=0&size=100
We’d like to thank the following people who took the time to report the issues and feedback for this release (in reverse chronological order):
Tmaslach, odwalla, jrade, michiya, timeisparallax, tachiorz, sourbox, tramsay, bahrep, lqbest127, hyh, mrpy, boomer_74, BigFreakinGobot, AngeloBast, ajp, mahpour, cecilphillip, dhabersat.
We’d also like to thank Weidong for his wonderful test support during the past few months & welcome Hugues aboard the project!