[IPython-dev] Digging into IPython

Warren Weckesser warren.weckesser at enthought.com
Thu Jan 14 18:27:09 EST 2010

Fernando Perez wrote:
> Hi Warren,
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 2:25 PM, Warren Weckesser
> <warren.weckesser at enthought.com> wrote:
>> I'm starting to dig into the ipython code, with the eventual goal of
>> updating some of the code in the Enthought Tool Suite to make better ipython
>> plugins.  I have a lot of questions, but I'll start with a simple one.  What
>> is wrong with the following code?
> Since you're just starting out and this is for new work for ETS, let's
> get off the ground with the new machinery instead.

Yes, good idea, especially if the 0.10 API is already deprecated.

>   The new api isn't
> fully baked out yet, but it's much, much nicer in many ways, the
> functionality is better (in particular for ETS, the GUI support is
> better), we have the traits-'lite' code we talked about with Eric
> Jones at Scipy'09 in place now, etc.
> The branch I've been posting about is in review, so you can work off
> of it (and any feedback from you will be very useful):
> https://code.launchpad.net/~fdo.perez/ipython/trunk-dev
> And if you want docs/binaries:
>     *  the docs for the in-testing ipython are at:
> http://ipython.scipy.org/doc/bzr.r1321/
>     * and downloads in various formats are at:
> http://ipython.scipy.org/dist/testing/
>     * Note: the files with .bzr.r1321 in the names are the relevant
> ones for today's call, NOT the 'nightly' ones.
> Please have a go off this code instead, where your time and ours will
> be much more productively spent than on 0.10, whose APIs are now
> deprecated.

Thanks.  I'll be experimenting with this over the next week or so.  
Expect more questions. :)


> Cheers,
> f

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