[Python-Dev] Microsoft Visual C++ Compiler for Python 2.7

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Sat Sep 27 16:18:59 CEST 2014

On 26.09.2014 20:01, Steve Dower wrote:
> Hi all,
> (This is advance notice since people on this list will be interested. Official announcements are coming when setuptools makes their next release.)
> Microsoft has released a compiler package targeting Python 2.7 (i.e. VC9). We've produced this package to help library developers build wheels for Windows, but also to help users unblock themselves when they need to build C extensions themselves.
> The Microsoft Visual C++ Compiler for Python 2.7 is available from: http://aka.ms/vcpython27 

Awesome! :) Thanks a lot, Steve!

Is it possible to compile extensions from Python's numerical stack such
as NumPy, SciPy and SciKit, too?

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