how to develop code using a mix of an existing python-program and console-commands

Christian Gollwitzer auriocus at gmx.de
Thu Dec 19 08:24:47 CET 2013


Am 18.12.13 21:17, schrieb Jean Dubois:
> I have a python-program which I want to perform its task first, then
> switch to
> the python console to experiment with further commands, using what was
> already
> defined in the python-program.

Excellent way to use/debug a scripting langugage. Use ipython, and then 
either

%run myfile.py

or

execfile('myfile.py')

You can do this multiple times, where the new definitions overwrite the 
old ones. In any case, ipython is much more friendly to use at the 
command prompt than plain python.

	Christian




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