Good IDE for Python

Ivan Herman ivan at
Sun Jun 13 16:26:33 CEST 2004

I am also a jEdit user... can you give the URL of this plugin?

Thank you


Dominic wrote:

> Kamilche wrote:
>> I love Python, but I'm less than in love with IDLE. It's OK, but it
>> really doesn't have enough capabilities.
>> What I consider critical, are a popdown listing of all my functions,
>> colored syntax printing, and a right-click 'definition' context menu
>> that will hop you to the spot where that keyword is defined, if
>> possible. Everything else I could learn to do without, but these
>> features keep me hoping for a better IDE for Python.
>> I'm used to the Microsoft Visual C++ debugger, and though tooltip
>> variable debugging and intellisense were nice, they broke often enough
>> that you couldn't rely on them anyway, so I don't really need those
>> features.
>> I would also like the ability to create application 'forms' visually.
>> I'm on a Windows XP machine.
>> Any suggestions on what I should install next?
> Latest jEdit has support for a Python-plugin
> which is able to parse Python and display
> methods/classes in separate pane and it can
> be used to access the Python shell and it has
> support for debugging. :-)
> Source editing and navigation is fine, though
> debugging seems to need some more work.
> This plugin is still in development.
> The Tk based editors tend to get too slow
> on my PIII 800 MHz on XP 128MB, the longer the app
> runs and the bigger the source code amount gets...
> Ciao,
>  Dominic

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