Python IDEs with F5 or hotkey shell interaction

Marco Bizzarri marco.bizzarri at
Wed Sep 3 13:46:23 CEST 2008

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 4:01 PM, mmm <mdboldin at> wrote:
> I might look at
>  Eclypse with pydev
>  Jedit
> And these commercial/professional IDEs
>  Wing
>  Komodo IDE
>  Zeus
> But before doing so I wanted to know form experienced users:
> ** How hard is it to configure any of the general editors/IDEs to run
> a Python shell using a hotkey (such as IDLEs F5) and whether any can
> be set up for full interactivity.
> I understand and appreciate  the difficulties to get full IDLE-like
> interactivity, but what comes closest?
> --

I do not think I qualify for experienced users; I've used pydev for
many years, and I'm quite comfortable with it. It is an eclipse based
IDE, therefore you've some of its niceties and some of its drawbacks.


Marco Bizzarri

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