New to python, do I need an IDE or is vim still good enough?

peter pjmakey2 at
Thu Dec 27 21:14:38 CET 2012

On 12/27/2012 05:01 PM, mogul wrote:
> 'Aloha!
> I'm new to python, got 10-20 years perl and C experience, all gained on unix alike machines hacking happily in vi, and later on in vim.
> Now it's python, and currently mainly on my kubuntu desktop.
> Do I really need a real IDE, as the windows guys around me say I do, or will vim, git, make and other standalone tools make it the next 20 years too for me?
> Oh, by the way, after 7 days I'm completely in love with this python thing. I should have made the switch much earlier!
> /mogul %-)
You going to create a war here. My honest advice, is just taste the 
different ides that are out there.

- emacs
- vi
- aptana
- eclipse
- pycharm
- wingide.
- etc
- etc.

I currently use emacs for everything.

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