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Effective Visual Studio

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This tutorial will walk through Visual Studio 2017, including how to set it up for use with Python and R, and the features it provides that will make you a more efficient, effective, and happier data scientist or engineer.

Abstract

According to Stack Overflow's developer survey for 2017, the majority of data scientists are working in Visual Studio, and with the latest release of Visual Studio 2017 including support for Python and R out of the box, there is a good reason for this. In this tutorial, we will walk through setting up Visual Studio 2017, its special features for Python and R developers, and the features it provides for all languages that will make you a more efficient, effective, and happier data scientist or engineer.

Bring your Windows laptop or virtual machine, and to prepare ahead of time, install Visual Studio 2017 Community (or Professional/Enterprise if you have access) from visualstudio.com, and select the "Data Science and Analytical Applications" workload.

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