advice choosing IDE

Phil Thompson phil at
Mon Aug 18 17:52:26 CEST 2003

On Monday 18 August 2003 4:22 pm, Michael Peuser wrote:
> "Michael Peuser" <mpeuser at> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
> news:bhqo8a$ggs$06$1 at
> > My apologies! I was of course refering to the Trolltech QT Builder which
> is
> > a fine product but no integrated Python tool. I have heard of "eric" but
> > never used it.... I certainly will!
> Nevertheless it is no simple task to install it on a Windows machine:
> There seems to be just a source code version of QScintilla (what you need
> in addition to Qt and  PyQt).

To run eric on Windows you need the commercial or educational versions of Qt 
and PyQt (because QScintilla requires Qt v3).

> This seems nothing for a newbie to start, looking for his first IDE......

The original poster was looking for a Linux solution (I think).

> Similar problems (on Windows) happen with GTK related products. This a
> total mess. We poor and simple minded WIndows usesr expect something
> working just out of the box ;-)


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