This project provides a VS Code extension to run Python code in the Web (e.g. vscode.dev) using WebAssembly as an execution engine.
The extension's intension is to serve as an experimentation environment to help the VS Code team to gain experiences about running Python code in the Web using WebAssembly technologies. It should not be used to do productive Python development since there are limitation in WebAssembly Python interpreted as well as limitations in VS Code itself.
Python interpreter limitations
The extension depends on the Github Repositories extensions. It also requires you to authenticate with GitHub.
The extension uses a pre-configured Python environment based on the CPython WebAssembly builds. The used build is
You can setup your own Python environment, included source wheel Python packages, following these steps:
Odd major, minor or patch version numbers indicate an insider or pre-release. So
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