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

Tim Chase python.list at
Tue Jan 1 15:23:03 CET 2013

On 01/01/13 04:12, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> I must admit I find Apple's "help" search box neat this way - you
> can type a keyword is it will actually find the menu item for
> you. Not that I use this for vi, of course...

If you've not used it, Vim's ":helpgrep" command provides full Vim 
regexp power for searching Vim's help.

> No, ">" is indent: it means shift-right. For Python you'd set
> the shiftwidth to 4

For PEP8, you'd also want to set 'expandtab'.  Just to bring my 
semi-OT reply back around to Python :-)


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