constructive critisism on pythonwin IDE
garrett at bgb.cc
Thu Jun 6 22:48:35 CEST 2002
Thomas Heller wrote a wonderful script named 'autoreload' that helps with
this problem quite a bit. I don't think this is an official distribution
location (and thus not current?), but I found a link to it here:
F. GEIGER wrote:
> This a Python issue, not a PythonWin IDE issue.
> "sameer" <sameer_ at email.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:6bd9f01b.0206050736.f469082 at posting.google.com...
>>First of all, let me start of by saying that Pythonwin is a great IDE.
>> Now for the constructive critisism. The thing I hate about PythonWin
>>is, that despite the fact that it's a development environment, there
>>is a lot of caching done of modules, and the cached copy is not
>>checked against a potentialy modified copy. Whenever I change the
>>contents of a file and try to run a module that depends on that file,
>>I always end up with the old copy. I have to then import and then
>>reload the changed module in the interactive window for it to refresh.
>> It would greatly increase my productivity, if I can specify which
>>modules can be cached. I understand that there is a speed and
>>development time issue, but I would like a little more fine grained
>>control on how caching works on PythonWin, as the way it's currently
>>implemented now is not acceptable.
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