Python IDE/text-editor

Jorgen Grahn grahn+nntp at snipabacken.se
Sat Apr 16 12:59:45 CEST 2011


On Sat, 2011-04-16, Alec Taylor wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 3:29 PM, John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:
>> Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au> writes:
>>
>>> Alec Taylor <alec.taylor6 at gmail.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> I'm looking for an IDE which offers syntax-highlighting,
>>>> code-completion, tabs, an embedded interpreter and which is portable
>>>> (for running from USB on Windows).
>>>
>>> Either of Emacs <URL:http://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/> or Vim
>>> <URL:http://www.vim.org/> are excellent general-purpose editors that
>>> have strong features for programmers of any popular language or text
>>> format.
>>
>> I second Emacs or vim. I currently use Emacs the most, but I think it's
>> good to learn both.

> Thanks, but non of the IDEs so far suggested have an embedded python
> interpreter AND tabs...
> emacs having the opposite problem, missing tabs (also,
> selecting text with my mouse is something I do often).

Does it *have* to be tabs? Why? Both Emacs and Vim can have multiple
files open, and have various powerful ways to navigate between them.

If you cannot stand non-tabbed interfaces, you probably can't stand
other non-Windows-like features of these two, like their menu systems.

/Jorgen

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