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4 new Python/Django video tutorials for productive cloud development

Python is a great language for building web apps, and Django is one of the most popular frameworks. It lets developers create web apps fast, including modern RESTful APIs, with security and scalability in mind. I’ve been using Visual Studio Code and Azure for a while and was invited to share my experiences at Microsoft’s...

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Why to love Python today and tomorrow: Interview with Nina Zakharenko

Python has been around for almost three decades. You can use is for web development. You can use it for magic school buses. It has a growing base of developers looking for a programming language that is easy to use, easy to learn, and easy to teach – but broadly applicable. Microsoft is lucky to...

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Open Source Weekly: Azure SDK for Go v15, Python in VS Code, and more

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s top open source related product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Virtual Machine Serial Console access: This week the Azure team launched a new feature that has been...

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Open source libraries for Microsoft Quantum

Quantum computing is a new universe of computing that promises exponential increases in processing power, which could help scientists solve the problems of the future – on topics ranging from biomedical research and smart materials to cryptography and climate science. After more than a decade of work by researchers, engineers, and developers from across the...

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Open Source Weekly: VSCode Python updates, Helm Summit learnings, and more

4-minute read + demos The February release of Visual Studio Code, our free and open source code editor, includes significant updates for Python devs, including added support for pipenv/pyenv and a preview of the next version of our debugger that offers faster Django debugging for Python. Learn more about what’s new in this release, plus...

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Open Source Weekly: VS Code included in Anaconda, TypeScript 2.7 available

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Visual Studio Code now shipping with Anaconda: For everyone from enterprise programmers to data scientists, Python...

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Open Source Weekly: Container-native developer experiences and more

3-minute read + demos Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Container-native developer experiences: Join Donovan Brown & Ralph Squillace to learn about the open source tool...

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Introducing Brady: our resident ninja sloth finds a home on GitHub

Brady is the super fierce mascot for open source solutions running on Microsoft Azure and we’re proud to share that, in true open source spirit, Brady’s designs are available on GitHub for everyone to remix and customize for their favorite technologies. Brady has been circling the globe lately, from its first encounter with a non-ninja...

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Open Source Weekly: Learn more about Microsoft's AI School

Check out the below recap of this week’s open source related community news, product announcements, popular docs, and demos from around Microsoft. Anything else you’d like to hear about? Let us know in the comments. Microsoft AI School: Dive in and learn how to start building intelligence into your solutions with the Microsoft AI platform,...

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Open Source Weekly: New Python support, enterprise-scale Git, and more

Docs.microsoft.com is home to thousands of pages of documentation, from Apache to Zendesk.  For technical documentation, API reference, code examples, quickstarts, and tutorials on you’re favorite Microsoft + Open Source scenarios, check out the inventory here. For a sample of these docs, plus open source related community news, product announcements, and recent demos from around...

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