[Pythonmac-SIG] RE: IDE recommendation
mark at mophilly.com
Wed Mar 30 16:49:41 CEST 2005
On Mar 29, 2005, at 2:56 PM, Lee Cullens wrote:
> Relative to my previous post : RE: SPE-OSX IDE with Python on Mac or
> I'm leery of SPE, so maybe a more general recommendation - an IDE I
> can "grow with" that has a significant user base, is still reasonably
> maintained (maybe even evolving). I'll work out how to integrate
> Python scripts in Blender when I get to that point, but for now I need
> to create modules (duh - text edit), debug, package and deliver on an
> OS X platform. It seems there should be a viable sandbox to work
> within. I'm aware of the Wing IDE but have not purchased it yet - I
> don't know enough yet to know if is really worth it.
I recently asked a similar question. This seems to be a sticking point
in the Python/Mac community. That is, several project were begun but
appear to be stuck in the time/space continuum. The state of the art
for Python developers on Mac is the old tool box, with few exceptions.
I have be playing with SPE. Nice concept but it does not quit cleanly
and has other issues. xCode tools are pretty neat and tidy but I
haven't tried to build anything not related to Cocoa with it.
wxDesigner looks pretty cool but is neither free nor an "IDE". Wing
also looks pretty good but it is also a commercial endeavor. Generally
I don't ming paying for tools but I don't like paying to find out
whether a tool is worth the money. Toward that end I haven't heard much
from developers about these. In the case of Wing, I haven't pursued
it... if you form an opinion I would love to hear it.
Today I have been working with Dabo and wxGlade. Not to bad, after some
personal growth regarding mysqldb.
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