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An extension for the VSGen solution and project generator that defines projects and solutions for Python Tools for Visual Studio.

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A Python package that extends vsgen with solutions and project defintions for Python Tools for Visual Studio.


Use pip:

pip install vsgen-ptvs


This package defines the vsgen ptvs type but follows the standard vsgen usage:

  1. Manipulate the vsgen-ptvs provided classes directly with Python script and then generate the files using vsgen’s commands.

  2. Use the command line and supply a configuration file that contains the solution and project defintions and let vsgen automaticaly generate the files.


Documentation is available at


Use the issue tracker to file any suggestions, bugs or other issues.



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0.1.4 (2019-09-01)


  • Migreated project to Visual Studio 2019 / 2017. Fixes #8.

0.1.3 (2018-06-09)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed escape sequence in environment interpolation. Fixes #7.

0.1.2 (2018-05-31)


  • Added support for PTVS project environment variables. Fixes #5.

Compatibility Notes:

  • Dropped Python 3.3 support. Fixes #6.

0.1.1 (2017-09-07)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed exception with corrupt interpreters and/or environment; Fixes #4.


  • Replaced raw file writer with jinja2 renderer. Fixes #1.

0.1.0 (2017-03-18)

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