what IDE is the best to write python?

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Tue Feb 3 03:53:34 EST 2009

* Russ P. (Mon, 2 Feb 2009 22:18:20 -0800 (PST))
> On Feb 2, 9:09 pm, a... at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) wrote:
> > You favor bleeding eyes?
> If I am going to bleed anywhere, I'd actually prefer it be somewhere
> other than the eyes. Well, maybe not the gonads either. That's a tough
> call. In any case, I use xemacs, and I've always liked color
> highlighting. Not that it really helps much, but it "spices up" the
> code and stimulates the eyes and brain. When I see the same code
> without color highlighting, it just seems bland, like something is
> missing. It seems like just "text" rather than "code."

Absolutely correct and probably 99% of all programmers see it like that. 
The trick here is to use colour sparingly. This is not only true for 
syntax highlighting but for any kind of highlighting like in prompts and 
ls/dircolors: use it right and your ability to grasp and categorize the 
provided information will improve, use too much colour and you will go 
blind...( ;-) )


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