Tag: Python

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Major update for Visual Studio Code Python extension

Major update for Visual Studio Code Python extension

Microsoft has implemented a large number of improvements and bug fixes in a popular extension of Visual Studio Code. The extension in question is the Python programming language extension. Improvements have also been made to the Java extension for the same editor. Visual Studio Code (VS code) is... Read more

date4 years ago
Last Python 2 release will be rolled out in April

Last Python 2 release will be rolled out in April

The latest version of Python 2 will definitively appear in April, the Python Foundation reports in a blog post. After that, only Python 3 will get updates. So version 2.7.18 will be the latest version of Python 2. The Register reports that the programming language will continue to be used in man... Read more

date4 years ago
Python 3.8 introduces Walrus Operator and more

Python 3.8 introduces Walrus Operator and more

Python 3.8 has been released this October, bringing with it new capabilities designed to help developers produce their code effectively and efficiently. Known for being open source, Python continues to be a popular, general-purpose programming language used for server-side web development, softw... Read more

date4 years ago
Python 2 will reach end-of-life by 2020

Python 2 will reach end-of-life by 2020

The Python Software Foundation has announced that Python 2.0 will end on the 1st of January in 2020. The programming language was introduced in 2000. Six years later, it was succeeded by Python 3.0. However, version 2.0 was still widely used by developers. The two programming languages existed s... Read more

date5 years ago
Programming language Python available in Azure Functions

Programming language Python available in Azure Functions

Azure Functions 2.0 now supports the Python 3.6 programming language. The support for Python on Microsoft's serverless service was announced in a blog post. AWS, a competitor of Microsoft, already had support for Python in Lambda Functions. Now the programming language can also be used for Azure ... Read more

date5 years ago
PyPI removes rogue Python libraries that install backdoors on Linux

PyPI removes rogue Python libraries that install backdoors on Linux

The official Python Package Index (PyPI) has removed three rogue Python libraries. Security company ReversingLabs discovered that the libraries contained a hidden backdoor, which was activated when the libraries were installed on Linux systems. The three packages - libpeshnx, libpesh and libari - we... Read more

date5 years ago
Pyboard D-series now available for MicroPython robots

Pyboard D-series now available for MicroPython robots

Today the new Pyboard D-series for MicroPython robots has been made available. The microcontroller is sold for 56 dollars (49.70 euros) and offers developers a device that requires very little power to run programs. These are programs built with MicroPython, a stripped-down version of the hugely po... Read more

date5 years ago
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