New to python, open source Mac OS X IDE?

Kevin Walzer kw at
Wed Jan 28 16:50:58 CET 2009

joseph.a.marlin at wrote:
> Greetings! I've heard enough raving about Python, I'm going to see for
> myself what all the praise is for!
> I'm on a Mac. I use Netbeans for Java, PHP, and C if needed. Do you
> even use an IDE for Python?
> Any recommendations on open source Python environments?
> Thanks!

I use IDLE + Terminal myself. IDLE has improved a lot on the Mac in 
recent years.

Another good tool is Aquamacs, a Mac-optimized version of Emacs:

Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin

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