Komodo 7 release (Python development tools)
toddw at activestate.com
Wed Feb 8 21:14:13 CET 2012
My name is Todd. I'm the lead developer for Komodo IDE (Interactive
Development Environment) and Komodo Edit (a free, open-source editor) at
ActiveState. I wanted to announce that the newest version, Komodo 7, has
Python has long been one of the main languages supported by Komodo, so
we're always getting useful feedback and suggestions. For Komodo 7,
we've incorporated a lot of this feedback into enhancing our Python
* Python Code Profiling (IDE only)
Users have asked if there is a way to find out why their programs are
taking so long to run. Komodo IDE 7 can show a graph of the methods and
calls made by your program, so that you can detect where your CPU is
being taken up.
* Sophisticated Syntax Checking
Choose between multiple syntax checkers like PyLint, PyFlakes and
PyChecker. Provides language-specific syntax checking for
* Code Collaboration (IDE only)
We wanted to make pair programming easier. With the collaboration
feature, multiple users can edit a document at the same time. It's kind
of like Google Docs, but for code editing!
With Komodo 7 you'll notice a lot snappier Komodo start-up time,
lower CPU utilization - particularly when idle, and lower memory usage
for large projects.
* Even more...
There are way more features in Komodo 7 than I can outline in a
single post, so check out the online web pages for more Komodo 7
Again, note that Komodo comes in two different flavours:
1) Komodo Edit - completely free and fully open-source editor,
offering smart code completions, syntax checking, code colorizing,
sophisticated editing and more.
2) Komodo IDE - a full featured IDE, offering advanced debugging,
interactive shells, code browsing, source code control, database
integration, unit testing, regular expression tools and more.
Try out Komodo 7 and let me know what you think. We really appreciate
the support and feedback!
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