Installing Python Extension for Visual Studio Code - Windows

In this quick blogpost, I will share the steps that you can follow in order to install the Python extension for Visual Studio Code (VSCode) on a Windows computer using Firefox as web browser.

Installing Python Extension for VSCode

1) Searching for Python extension

  • Open VSCode application.

  • Select Extensions from the View menu, .

  • Search for Python and select the one provided by Microsoft.

2) Installing Python extension

  • Click on Install and wait ofr the installation to complete.

  • The Python extension for VSCode was successfully installed.
  • This extension has a dependency with the Jupyter extension, also provided by Microsoft.

  • Because of this dependency, the Jupyter extension was also installed with the Python extension.