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Issue starting Python on VSC (Nooby)
Hi All,

I'm a beginner and so have been following tutorials to install Python and VSC. All good until i try to debug and open launch.json for the first time and it looks completely different then described on the tutorial.

Firstly the video shows 'no configuration' in the debugging search bar and mine has either 'launch program' or 'add configuration' both then open launch.json but mine doesn't include the same details. Mine has

"version": "0.2.0",
"configurations": [
"type": "node",
"request": "launch",
"name": "Launch Program",
"program": "${workspaceFolder}/app.js"

Whereas the tutorial has many more variables and python specified... "name": "python" "type": "python" etc.

I followed the instructions as closely as i could and unfortunately i'm not that familiar with the software (or indeed coding)so i come to throw myself on your mercy. The tutorial is even specified as for complete beginners but i guess they couldn't predict someone as thick as me coming along! Cool

Many thanks in advance.

Follow VS Code from start
See if launch.json change after this.
I have not change launch.json(debugger config) it's been setup after the Python extensions install.
If you wonder how it look for me.

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