Wing IDE 5.0.9 released

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Thu Sep 11 15:03:49 CEST 2014


Wingware has released version 5.0.9 of Wing IDE, our cross-platform 
integrated 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:

     Ability to mark a range of code in the editor for easy reevaluation 
in the Python Shell or Debug Probe
     Optimized multi-file searching
     Improved goto-definition in the Python Shell and Debug Probe
     Preliminary support for OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
     Several VI mode fixes
     Improved visit history
     Fixed crashing on some mako files
     Recursively copy directories dragged and dropped in the Project tool
     Fix problems with typing into block selections
     About 24 other improvements; 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
     Mark active range in editor for Python Shell and Debug Probe

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

Free trial:
Feature list:

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Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE

The Intelligent Development Environment for Python Programmers

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