a desired python editor

Harry George harry.g.george at boeing.com
Tue Mar 9 19:18:59 CET 2004


Robert Boyd <robhboyd at yahoo.com> writes:

> --- Jim Benson <jbenson at sextans.lowell.edu> wrote:
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> >   Does anyone know of a source code editor for
> > python
> > that has the following characteristics:
> > 
> > 1) Freeware (desired)
> > 2) Runs on Linux (required)
> > 3) Syntax high lighting (required)
> > 4) A separate window for each file opened (desired) 
> > 
> > 5) A way of seeing (and jumping to) the names of all
> > methods/functions 
> >    data elements in the file. (required)
> > 
> 
> I use jEdit (jedit.org). It's written in Java and the
> available plugins tend to be oriented towards Java
> development, but it does Python syntax highlighting,
> code browsing with ctags, can open separate windows
> for each file or put them in tabs, etc, etc. Lots of
> additional plugins like task lists, CVS, remote
> editing through FTP or SFTP... you can even dock a
> Jython interpreter into it, or a Python debugger. No
> code completion for Python, though. I tried Eclipse
> for Python development for about a week then went back
> to jEdit.
> 
> Rob
> 
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Emacs with python-mode.el.  For "5" (jump to name), remember to look
at the IM-Python menu.  



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