Microsoft Quantum Development Kit Preview
Thank you for your interest in Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit for Visual Studio Code preview.
The Quantum Development Kit contains the tools you'll need to build your own quantum computing programs and experiments.
Assuming some experience with Visual Studio Code, beginners can write their first quantum program, and experienced researchers can quickly and efficiently develop new quantum algorithms.
For version history and related information, please refer to the Quantum Development Kit Release Notes.
To jump right in, take a look at our Getting Started guide to learn about the structure of a Q# project and how to develop a quantum program with Q#.
You can also try our Quantum Computing Fundamentals learning path to get familiar with the basic concepts of quantum computing, build quantum programs, and identify the kind of problems that can be solved.
NOTE: The simulator included with the Quantum Development Kit requires a 64-bit operating system to run.
The source code for this extension can be found on our GitHub repository.
Support and Q&A
If you have questions about the Quantum Development Kit and the Q# language, or if you encounter issues while using any of the components of the kit, you can reach out to the quantum team and the community of users in Stack Overflow and in Quantum Computing Stack Exchange tagging your questions with q#.
Your feedback about all parts of the Quantum Development Kit is important. Please go to our GitHub repository to provide feedback on the Q# compiler and language extensions, or to learn more about where to give feedback on other parts of the Quantum Development Kit.
Components and Documentation
If you'd like more general information about Microsoft's quantum computing initiative, see Microsoft Quantum.
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