Looking for a good Python environment

PyScripter pyscripter at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 22:31:50 CET 2007


PyScripter provides integrated version control, via TortoiseSVN or
TortoiseCVS and the File Explorer.

On Nov 10, 11:21 am, jwelby <julius.we... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 7, 12:42 pm, "Colin J. Williams" <c... at sympatico.ca> wrote:
>
> > jwelby wrote:
> ...
>
> > > I currently use Python Scripter as a lightweight editor for Windows.
>
> > Could you elaborate on "lightweight"
> > please? I findPyScripterto be a
> > powerful editor/debugger combination.
>
> > What functionality does Eclipse have
> > thatPyScripterdoes not?
>
> > Colin W.
>
> This is a fair question. I didn't phrase my post too well.
>
> I findPyScripterdoes pretty much everything I need in terms of doing
> actual development for Python. My use of 'lightweight' is by no means
> a criticism ofPyScripter- it's more of a compliment, as it refers to
> the relatively modest demands that it makes on my system compared with
> Eclipse, which can be hog.
>
> The main reason I have used Eclipse for larger, team based, projects
> is for the source control plug-ins. Eclipse has plug-in support for
> cvs and svn.PyScriptermay have this too - perhaps I've missed it.
> (I'm away from my Windows box at the moment, otherwise I would check).
> Of course, there are other ways to implement source control without it
> needing to be integrated in the IDE, so even this need not put off
> anyone who wants to usePyScripterwith source control.
>
> Summary - unless you need the added flexibility offered by Eclipse
> plug-ins,PyScripteris a great tool for developing with Python on
> Windows.
>
>
>
> > > For project work I use Eclipse, which can be installed with PyDev and
> > > other useful plug-ins already included if you choose a suitable
> > > distribution of Easy Eclipse (http://www.easyeclipse.org/). There is a
> > > distribution specifically for Python development, and also one for
> > > LAMP, which includes a number of other components which will be of use
> > > if you are developing for the web.





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