Editors again

Trent Mick trentm at ActiveState.com
Tue Aug 17 00:28:30 CEST 2004


[Ivan Voras wrote]
> Are there any editors besides IDLE that can display doc-strings[*] in 
> popups? I tried SPE and DrPython, and while they are ok (better said 
> 'not horribly bad'), they don't seem to have that option.
> 
> I'd like to see in an editor:
>   - code-completion in case of functions, member variables etc. 
> ("intelli-sense"? :) )
>   - useful usage of doc-strings, maybe integrated python Help/Manual support
>   - MDI or similar style, with good navigation (this is why I don't like 
> IDLE)
> 
> Actually, SPE is pretty close, but auto-completion seems to behave 
> 'funny' sometimes, and no doc-string support I can see...

You could try Komodo. The recently released 3.0 has much better Python
autocomplete/calltip support. (Note: I work on Komodo so I am biased.)

    http://www.activestate.com/Products/Komodo/

Cheers,
Trent


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