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Python tools for Visual Studio

Lots of people complaining that Microsoft does not support open source that is a myth about Microsoft it does support there are lots of open source initiative done by Microsoft and Python tools for Visual Studio is one of them.

With the help of this plugin you are able to do work on python on Visual Studio one of best editor in class.

Here is the link from you can download the Python tools for Visual Studio. Python tools are available for Visual Studio 2010,2012 and 2013. You can download the tools according your version.

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Go to download and here you can download Python as per your visual studio version 2010,2012 or 2013.

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Installing Python Tools for Visual Studio :


Installation of Python tools is quite easy. Download the setup files and run exe of for that setup. You will get following screen.

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Accept terms in License Agreement and click on install. There is also advance mode available where you can select different options.

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Once you click install it will start installing python tools.

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Once installation complete it will notify like below.

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Click on finish and Yep you are ready to write code in python for Visual Studio.

Python and Visual Studio :


Now once you open Visual Studio and create a new project it will also Python as new language options.

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Here you have various like From Existing Application, Python Application, DJango Project, Python MPI application. You can also see there is IronPython support is also there.

That’s it. You can see its very easy. Hope you like it. Stay tuned for more..

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