Python Got a Big Update With VS Code

Manpreet Singh
2 min readApr 1, 2022

Welcome back! Python is an awesome programming language with a ton of capability, if you’re new to Python, check out the link below to learn more about it:

Python just got a pretty big update within VS Code, which is one of my favorite code editors to use, if you want to check out the entire release log of this update, here is a link to it:

So, let’s take a look at some of the improvements with this new version of VS Code and Python!

Pylint Extension

This new version of VS Code brings in a newer extension, this is Pylint, it allows us to use linting within Python and VS Code! If you want to install this extension, here is a link to it:

Easier Ways To Create Notebooks

This version of VS Code brings in an easier way to create an empty Python or Jupyter notebook file:

Interpreter Update

The Python interpreter also got a little bit of an update as well, this includes moving the interpreter version to the right:

Conda Improvements

There have also been a few improvements and bug fixes with this version of VS Code as well, making it a much better experience when using an Anaconda environment.

There you have it! Do you plan on updating to this version of VS Code? I would love to hear your thoughts about this!

Thanks So Much!

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Thanks so much for reading!