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

Westley Martínez anikom15 at
Sat Dec 29 03:02:55 CET 2012

On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 12:01:16PM -0800, 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 %-)

I only use vim for everything.  IDEs just seem to get in my way.

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