Build, debug, profile, test, and deploy your Python apps using Python Tools for Visual Studio. This free, open-source extension adds all the functionality you need to develop and maintain your Python applications in Visual Studio, and deploy to Windows or Linux servers, or to Microsoft Azure.
You can install Python Tools for Visual Studio 2.1 into these versions:
Python support in Visual Studio’s interactive debugger means you can enjoy stepping through your code with breakpoints, visualizers, and automatic exception notifications. Get to the root of problems quickly and easily with familiar Visual Studio tools. Advanced features include mixed mode (Python/C++) debugging and cross OS (Linux/MacOS) debugging.
Visit the Microsoft Azure Python Developer Center for tutorials and documentation to get started. The free, open-source Python Azure SDK is an easy way to start using the Azure Management, Storage and Service Bus services directly from your Python code. Access the Azure availability, performance and usage tools by using the Application Insights SDK for Python. Include the Azure DocumentDB service in your project by using azure-documentdb-python. Use Azure Active Directory for OAuth authentication on a Python web site by following the example in azure-python-authenticate.