My future Python IDE article

Doug Fort dougfort at
Tue Aug 26 22:31:27 CEST 2003

Up until six months ago, I was a solid EMACS guy. The a friend urged me to
try Komodo. There's a good 21 day free trial, but I bought the personal
version because I've gotten so much good stuff from ActiveState.

Now I'm hooked. If you haven't checked it out recently, I recommend taking
a look at Komodo.

On Tue, 26 Aug 2003 13:39:17 -0400, David Mertz wrote:

> Pythonistas,
> My loyal fans :-) will remember that I did a Python IDE roundup for
> _Charming Python_ a couple years back.  Now I have another such roundup
> lined up... not the very next article, but it's there on the list.
> In the intervening years, I've hardly touched anything one might call an
> IDE.  I've looked at screenshots from time to time, and read various
> announcements.  But really I just use text editors and command lines.
> Here's the thing:  I probably have room to look at about four different
> tools in one article.  In fact, it wouldn't be absurd to only do three.
> Past that, I cannot do more than list contact information and platform
> in the available words.  I'm sure there are more than four IDEs that
> -someone- loves to work with out there... but I need to have a cutoff.
> So readers... make the case for your favorite one getting on the
> list.  I have a while to ponder the opinions advanced, should this
> prompt some discussion (it may take a little while to order review
> copies of commercial tools and/or get things installed).
> Yours, David...
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