XSLT speed comparisons

Jordan jordan.taylor2 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 15:05:25 EDT 2006

If your using python 2.4.3 or essentially any of the 2.3, 2.4 series,
i'd test out PyScripter as an IDE, it's one of the best that I've used.
 Unfortunately, they have yet to fully accomedate 2.5 code (you can
still write 2.5 code with almost no problems, but you won't be able to
use a 2.5 interactive interpeter).

Damian wrote:
> Sorry about the multiple posts folks. I suspect it was the "FasterFox"
> FireFox extension I installed yesterday tricking me.
> I had a brief look at libxml(?) on my Ubuntu machine but haven't run it
> on the server.
> I'll look into pyrxp Larry.
> I have to say I'm struggling a little with the discoverability and
> documentation side of things with Python. I realise that
> discoverability is purported to be one of its strong sides but coming
> from the Visual Studio IDE where Intellisense looks after everything as
> you are typing and you can see exactly what methods are available to
> what class and what variables are required and why what I've seen so
> far is not that flash.
> I've installed Eclipse with Pydev (very impressive) on my Linux box and
> am using IDLE on Windows and it could just be my lack of familiarity
> that is letting me down. Any other IDE recommendations?
> I'd be keen to test pyrxp and libxslt but may need help with the code -
> I spent literally hours yesterday trying to make a 20-line bit of code
> work. To make things worse I started with 4suite in Ubuntu and it
> refused to work with an error about not being able to find default.cat
> or something. Googled for hours with no luck.
> That said, I really want to make the switch and so far Python looks to
> be the best choice.
> Cheers
> Damian

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