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

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Mon Dec 31 12:57:59 CET 2012

On Thu, 2012-12-27 at 12:01 -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,

You don't need one.

You are crazy if you don't WANT one.

Check out geany <>

Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at>

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