Smalltalk-like Python IDE ?

Steve Holden steve at
Sat Mar 21 03:48:27 CET 2009

andrew cooke wrote:
> Steve Ferg wrote:
>> I'd suggest looking at Komodo IDE
> I'm curious - is that at all like Smalltalk's environment?  I always had
> the impression it was just like a "standard" IDE (Eclipse, Visual Studio,
> etc).  Is it normal (or even possible), for example, to modify Komodo as
> you use it?
> (I'm not even sure how you'd make something like a smalltalk environment
> in Python, because the languages are different (disclaimer, almost all my
> limited experience with Smalltalk is Squeak)).
Well, you might eventually be able to do it in PyPy (Python written in
Python), but Python is so much more "hard-wired" than SmallTalk I doubt
it would be possible to write quite such a flexible environment as the
SmallTalk VM.

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