ANN: Eric 3.00-beta1 released

Detlev Offenbach
Sat, 30 Nov 2002 18:12:49 +0100


Eric 3.0.0-beta1 is available for download via

This release contains some bugfixes and some of the requested features 
like an alternative layout for the main screen, smaller icons, 
capability to add all python/designer files of a directory to a project. 
For details see the history file in the distribution.

Please note that this is a feature freeze for 3.0.0. I will only fix bugs 
to get a stable release as soon as possible. New features will come with 
version 3.0.1.

What is it?
Eric 3.0.0 (or short eric3) is a Python IDE written using PyQt and 
QScintilla. It has integrated project management capabilities, it gives 
you an unlimited number of editors, an integrated Python shell, an 
integrated debugger and more.

Please see for yourself by visiting the a.m. page (it contains a picture 
of Eric our mascot as well).

Please report bugs, feature wishes or code contributions to

Help wanted!!
I would need some support in the area of more translations and user 
documentation. Any volunteers out there? Just let me know.

Detlev Offenbach