Get started with Python in Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code

Get started with learning Python by installing and configuring the tools you'll need to build real applications.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Install Python 3, if needed.
  • Install and configure Visual Studio Code and extensions on your computer.
  • Create a Python file.
  • Write and run Python code in Visual Studio Code.


  • Ability to install programs locally.
  • Basic familiarity with programming concepts.