New WYSIWYG Python IDE in the works

Colin J. Williams cjw at sympatico.ca
Fri Jun 17 14:59:40 CEST 2005


Steve Holden wrote:
> Cappy2112 wrote:
> 
>> This is great, but it might be worth finding out what the other IDE's
>> can do first, as well as their weaknesses.
>>
>> Eric3 seems to be the most popular & powerfull. Uop until recentluy, it
>> onluy works on Linux, but has been compiled & runnin on Windows, to
>> some degree of success.
>>
>> QTDesigner is pretty good.
>>
>> There's also Boa Constructor, and a handfull of other IDE's.
>>
> I's suggest the Boa Constructor be classed with [wx?]Glade and 
> PythonCard as GUI builders, though I must confess I am not fully up to 
> date on Boa developments.
It is true that Boa has a heavy GUI development component but it is also 
analogous to PythonWin with the benefit that it works with Linux and has 
  some other useful features.  One minor weakness is that when debugging 
the interactive actions are not in the local context.

Colin W.
> 
> must-look-at-eric-sometime-ly y'rs  - steve



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