[BangPypers] using IPython from pdb

Jeffrey Jose jeffjosejeff at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 18:39:55 CET 2010


Hey Noufal,

I'm not sure what you mean by standard email quotations. FYI, I just went
back and checked my mail in gmail and it shows up fine, so the formatting's
not screwed up (I get a lot, when you sent it as simple text and it has a
_lot_ of *this*)

Jeff


On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 10:39 PM, Noufal Ibrahim <noufal at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'd recommend that you use standard email quotations. It makes for
> better reading rather than the * notation that you've used to reply to
> Senthil's mail.
>
> On Sat, Feb 6, 2010 at 7:45 PM, Jeffrey Jose <jeffjosejeff at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > [ caution, huge email follows ]
> >
> > Hey Senthil,
> > I was under the impression that everyone here used and loved IPython.
> Boy,
> > was I wrong.
> > I wont attempt to convince you folks why you should use IPython, but here
> a
> > few features that I love in IPython which are not there (or not  very
> > obvious) in vanilla python interpreter.
> >
> > note: I'm using ">>" for prompt, you can always customize your IPython
> > interpreter.
> >
> > *Tab completion*. I cant live without it.
> >>> import sys
> >>> sy<TAB>
> >>> sys.<TAB>
> > sys.foo sys.bar sys.baz
>
> The vanilla Python interpreter can be customised to do this.
> http://docs.python.org/library/rlcompleter.html
>
> The Emacs integration of ipython is quite nice. I don't use it *that*
> much but it's still pretty good especially to jump around a traceback
> when your program crashes. I don't like leaving Emacs to do something
> since I have to switch context. Being able to mess with your program
> entirely from within is a convenience and the ipython.el module helps
> quite a bit.
>
>
> --
> ~noufal
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