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

Eko Wibowo swdev.bali at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 02:22:43 CEST 2014

Wow. After PTVS, this is the next big thing for Python developer on Windows.
Hoping that someday Python will be treated by Microsoft just like .NET
Framework: so we can easily shipped our own modules, not with a complete
Python interpreter and packages

Thanks Steve!
On 9/27/2014 1:01 AM, 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.

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