1.5 RC

Rating:        Based on 4 ratings
Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 16276
Change Set: 309b32130ec5
Released: Sep 18, 2012
Updated: Sep 19, 2012 by Ptools
Dev status: Beta Help Icon

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Release Notes

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!

Reviews for this release

     
If your wanting to develop in Python and already have Visual Studio installed. Then this is a great tool. A good match for eg: PyCharm
by Danthar on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:28 AM
     
I use Python+NumPy+SciPy+Matplotlib for scientific computing and also just for playing around. I am surprised that PTVS is the best tool on Windows I have found so far and I would rate this slightly better than PyDev, the alternative for eclipse. The intellisense works flawlessly. This project deserves a lot more. I can't believe I'm the first reviewer!
by su_so on Oct 2, 2012 at 11:04 PM