Tools for web applications

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at
Thu Apr 30 07:23:22 CEST 2009

> I used JCreator LE, java IDE for windows because, when I add documentation
> of some new library, I have it on a F1 and index. So how you manage
> documentation and code completion ? I asume that you are geek but not even
> geeks could know every method of every class.

Vi has code completion and arbitrary documentation can be built in via
external programs or vi scripts linked to arbitrary keys. Currently
I'm using the C documentation that is packaged as a vi script and the
python documentation that is accessed through pydoc.

In case your current IDE does not support python but you enjoy using a
GUI maybe Wing IDE or Eclipse with the pydev plugin will be to your


> "Daniel Fetchinson" <fetchinson at> wrote in message
> news:mailman.4767.1241024136.11746.python-list at
>>>>> What easyToLearn tools you suggest for creating: 1. powerfull web
>>>>> applications
>>>> Have a look at
>>>> You will find that there are many options each with its own fan crowd
>>>> emphasizing the advantages and downplaying the disadvantages of their
>>>> favorite framework. You will pretty much have to decide for yourself
>>>> which suits you best. I'm personally very happy with turbogears.
>>>>> 2. desktop applications
>>>> Dabo is a desktop application framework: Or you
>>>> perhaps mean a GUI framework? Have a look at
>>>> The same comments as above
>>>> apply, you need to detail your requirements before an informed advice
>>>> can be given.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Daniel
>>> And what IDE you suggest ?
>> I use vi, I like it much more than any IDE (or is vi an IDE?). Your
>> needs might be different though. I'd suggest using something you are
>> already familiar with, most IDEs work with different languages so if
>> you used one already chances are it will understand python too.
>>> I need an information about tools for a quick
>>> start, so that I can decide about learning Ruby, python or something
>>> else.
>> This will give you a good start:
>> And also this:
>>> My field of interest is a small business applications (desktop and
>>> web), so that I have a practical tool for practical use of accounting and
>>> financial methods.
>> Well, pretty much any modern dynamical language will be suitable for
>> what you describe. I would personally recommend python but that
>> doesn't mean ruby or anything else can't do the job, you have to
>> decide which language "feels" right for you.
>> Cheers,
>> Daniel
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