IDE Question

Pat Pat at junk.net
Sat Oct 18 20:09:23 CEST 2008


Steve Phillips wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am just wondering what seems to be the most popular IDE. The reason
> I ask is I am currently at war with myself when it comes to IDE's. It
> seems like every one I find and try out has something in it that
> others don't and viceversa. I am in search for the perfect IDE and
> after many months of searching, I always come back to IDLE to do what
> I need to do. I want to use Komodo badly but the one issue I have with
> that is sometimes the auto-complete works and other times it doesn't.
> Even if I carbon copy a script.
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Steve P

I've been using Wing IDE Pro for about a month or two and I'm very 
satisfied with it.

Is it "perfect"?  No.  However, I've been communicating the developers 
on some of the minor shortcomings of Wing and they've been extremely 
responsive.  I usually get a return email within a few hours sometimes 
minutes.

The nice thing is that you can download and try a completely 
non-crippled version for 30 days (10 days at a time).

What I particularly like about it is that it's for Python only.  I find 
Wing much easier to use than Eclipse and, thankfully, it's not written 
in Java which seems to takes Eclipse all day to load.

The integrated Python shell recognizes your variables so while you're 
debugging you can interact with your code.

I could go on, but I've got to get back to work.



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