Kite Autocomplete Plugin for Visual Studio Code
Kite is an AI-powered programming assistant that helps you write code faster inside Visual Studio Code. Kite helps you write code faster by saving you keystrokes and showing you the right information at the right time.
Completions Powered by Machine Learning
Kite’s code completions are powered by machine learning models trained on over 25 million open-source code files. Kite also runs locally. Your code is private and does not leave your machine.
Instant Code Documentation
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Installing the Kite Engine
The Kite Engine needs to be installed in order for the package to work properly. The package itself provides the frontend that interfaces with the Kite Engine, which performs all the code analysis and machine learning 100% locally on your computer (no code is sent to a cloud server).
Installing the Kite Plugin 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 (Python only)
Hover your mouse cursor over a symbol to view a short summary of what the symbol represents.
Documentation (Python only)
Click on the
Definitions (Python only)
Function Signatures (Python only)
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.
Visit our help docs for FAQs and troubleshooting support.
Kite is built by a team in San Francisco devoted to making programming easier and more enjoyable for all. Follow Kite on Twitter and get the latest news and programming tips on the Kite Blog. Kite has been featured in Wired, VentureBeat, The Next Web, and TechCrunch.