Kite Python Assistant for Visual Studio Code
Kite is an AI-powered programming assistant that helps you write Python code inside Visual Studio Code. The Kite Engine needs to be installed in order for the extension to work properly. The extension itself provides the frontend that interfaces with the Kite Engine, which performs all the code analysis and machine learning.
Kite's goal is to help you write code faster by showing you the right information at the right time. At a high level, Kite provides you with:
Installing the Kite Engine
Installing the Kite Assistant for Visual Studio Code
When running the Kite Engine for the first time, you'll be guided through a setup process which will allow you to install the VS Code extension. You can also install or uninstall the VS Code extension at any time using the Kite Engine's plugin manager.
Alternatively, you have 2 options to manually install the package:
The following is a brief guide to using Kite in its default configuration.
Hover your mouse cursor over a symbol to view a short summary of what the symbol represents.
Click on the
Simply start typing in a saved Python file and Kite will automatically suggest completions for what you're typing. Kite's
autocompletions are all labeled with the
When you call a function, Kite will show you the arguments required to call it. Kite's function signatures are also all
labeled with the
Kite comes with sevaral commands that you can run from VS Code's command palette.
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