Wing IDE 5.0.7 released

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Mon Jun 16 17:30:23 CEST 2014


Wingware has released version 5.0.7 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:

* Right click on editor to move program counter within the bottom stack 
* Support Maya 2015 and MotionBuilder 2015
* Support for Nuke version 8
* Support for Stackless Python version 3.3
* How-To for using Wing IDE with Source Filmmaker
* Support for Python 2.6+ built with Visual Studio 2012
* Added a legend for the auto-completer icons in the documentation
* Preference to control whether Wing quits on OS X when the last window 
is closed (default=False)
* Added color palettes based on Solarized by Ethan Schoonover
* Fixed matplotlib TkAgg backend support for Python 3
* Several VI mode fixes
* Goto symbol in index menu even if it's the current menu choice
* Improve keyboard navigability of list widgets
* About 25 other bug fixes

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 
* 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 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

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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