Wing IDE 5.0.5 released

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Mon Apr 7 16:35:23 CEST 2014


Wingware has released version 5.0.5 of Wing IDE, our cross-platform 
development environment for the Python programming language.

Wing IDE includes a professional quality code editor with vi, emacs, 
visual studio,
and other key bindings, auto-completion, call tips, goto-definition, 
find uses, refactoring,
context-aware auto-editing, a powerful graphical debugger, version 
control, unit testing,
search, and many other features.  For details see

Changes in this minor release include:

* Preference to control auto-spacing inside argument lists
* Palette color and preference for changing occurrences color
* Detect and flag unit tests that crash before running to completion
* Fix Compare to Repository with recent SVN versions
* Syntax highlighting for .scss CSS extension language files
* Fix scraping extension modules in recent numpy versions
* Fixed restarting after patch installation
* Fix auto-editor and auto-completion context detection problems in the 
* Correctly show PEP 287 docstrings when indentation causes parse errors
* Expand fold points on any edited line to avoid inaccessible folded lines
* Improve and clarify validation of Python Executable in Project Properties
* Several color adjustment fixes
* About 25 other bug fixes

For details see

A summary of new features in Wing 5:

* Redesigned GUI based on Qt and PySide
* Native GUI on OS X (and better overall OS-native look and feel)
* Tools and editors can be dragged around
* Toolbar and editor and Project context menus are configurable
* Optional mode that opens different sets of files in each editor split
* Sharable color palettes and syntax highlighting configurations
* Auto-editing is on by default (except some operations that have a 
learning curve)
* Named file sets
* Sharable launch configurations
* Named entry points
* More control over unit testing environment
* Lockable editor splits
* Initial preferences dialog for new users
* Support for Python 3.4
* Support for Django 1.6
* Support for matplotlib on Anaconda and with MacOSX backend
* Improved Source Assistant with PEP 287 docstring rendering and return 
* Improved integrated and PDF documentation

For more information on what's new in Wing 5, see

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Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE

The Intelligent Development Environment for Python Programmers

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