[BangPypers] DreamPie - A new Interactive Python Shell
santhosh.divakar at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 20:23:53 CET 2010
This is awesome. But, would there be any limitations with interactive shells
On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 12:38 AM, Jeffrey Jose <jeffjosejeff at gmail.com>wrote:
> I remember a while ago we were talking about python shells. I came across
> this. http://dreampie.sourceforge.net/
> Note: I havent given it a try. Just sharing it incase someone finds it
> useful. Share with us your thoughts if you do.
> >From the website
> DreamPie is a Python shell which is designed to be reliable and fun.
> - DreamPie features a new concept for an interactive shell: the window is
> divided into the *history box*, which lets you view previous commands and
> their output, and the *code box*, where you write your code. This allows
> you to edit any amount of code, just like in your favorite editor, and
> execute it when it's ready. You can also copy code from anywhere, edit it
> and run it instantly.
> - The *Copy code only* command will copy the code you want to keep, so
> you can save it in a file. The code is already formatted nicely with a
> four-space indentation.
> - Features automatic completion of attributes and file names.
> - Automatically displays function arguments and documentation.
> - Keeps your recent results in the *result history*, for later user.
> - Can automatically fold long outputs, so you can concentrate on what's
> - Lets you save the history of the session as an HTML file, for future
> reference. You can then load the history file into DreamPie, and quickly
> redo previous commands.
> - Supports interactive plotting with
> - Supports Python 2.5, Python 2.6, Jython 2.5, IronPython 2.6 and Python
> - Works on Windows and Linux.
> - Extremely fast and responsive.
> - Free software licensed under GPL version 3.
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