best python editor/ide for windows

Ollie Rutherfurd oliver at
Thu Jan 9 00:26:05 CET 2003

ebodine at (Erick) wrote in message news:<2de245.0301081159.48e4c84 at>...
> Nick Vargish <nav at> wrote in message news:<yyyr8bn4uxd.fsf at>...


> I am kind of partial to jEdit myself.  I know it is sometimes billed
> as a Java code editor but it works great for Python, on Windows or
> Linux.

I'll second this! It's a great all-around editor. It even has a 
plugin that let's you write macros (or plugins) for it in Python 
(Jython Interpreter).

You can find some example macros here:

Also, there's pretty basic (but usable) Python Class Browser.
Here's the latest beta version, which is more usable that the
current released version (which doesn't work):


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