Some objects missing from tkinter

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 11:37:11 CEST 2010


On 04/27/10 18:01, Peter Otten wrote:
> Lie Ryan wrote:
> 
>> In fact, never trust IDLE. IDLE is a nice IDE when the alternative is
>> Notepad; but for serious work, you need a real IDE or a programmer's
>> text editor (vim or emacs, whichever side you're in).
> 
> Some people, when confronted with a problem, think "I know, I'll use emacs." 
> Now they have two problems.
> 
> More seriously, the subset of emacs I am using is probably supported by 
> idle, too. That's why I sympathize with the OP's decision to stick with 
> idle.

It's not about IDLE's text editing capability, which is perfectly fine.
It's about IDLE mangling your program's execution due to IDLE being
written in Python itself. It's often the case your program would run
fine inside IDLE but crashes badly outside; that's why if you need to
use IDLE, test your program in command line as well. Otherwise you're
going to be surprised.



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