Wing IDE 5.0.8 released

Wingware info at
Tue Jul 22 20:06:03 CEST 2014


Wingware has released version 5.0.8 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:

     Debug stack is accessible from the toolbar's Show Position icon
     Added Step Over Statement and Step Over Block to step through code 
more rapidly
     Added experimental selection-add-next-occurence command for 
creating multiple selections
     Added step-over-line command to step over current physical line
     Fix debugging with Stackless 2.7.8
     Fix debugging 32-bit Python on OS X
     About 34 other bug fixes; see the change log for details

For details see

A summary of new features in Wing 5:

     Native GUI on OS X and better overall OS-native look and feel
     Draggable tools and editors
     Configurable toolbar and editor & project context menus
     Lockable editor splits and mode to open different files in each split
     Sharable color palettes and syntax highlighting configurations
     Auto-editing is on by default (except some operations that have a 
learning curve)
     Optional Python Turbo completion (context-appropriate completion on 
all non-symbol keys)
     Improved Source Assistant with PEP 287 docstring rendering and 
return types
     Move debug program counter
     Named file sets
     New Project dialog
     Sharable launch configurations and named entry points
     Asynchronous I/O in Debug Probe and Python Shell
     More control over unit testing environment
     Initial preferences dialog for new users
     Support for Python 3.4 and Stackless Python 2.7 and 3.3
     Support for Django 1.6
     Support for matplotlib on Anaconda and with MacOSX backend
     Support for Maya 2015, MotionBuilder 2015, Nuke 8, and Source Filmmaker
     Improved integrated and PDF documentation
     Expanded and rewritten tutorial
     Multiple selections
     Debug stepping by physical line, statement, and block

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

Free trial:
Feature list:

Questions?  Don't hesitate to email us at support at



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE

The Intelligent Development Environment for Python Programmers

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