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

Neil Cerutti neilc at
Wed Jan 2 19:43:56 CET 2013

On 2012-12-29, Roy Smith <roy at> wrote:
> emacs will parse that, highlight the filenames and line numbers
> and if I type M-`, it'll take me to the line of the next error
> (including opening the file if it's not already open).
> I assume other smart editors have similar capabilities.
> Different tools have different combinations of these, or
> slightly different implementations.  Find one you like and
> learn all of it's capabilities.  It makes a huge difference in
> how productive you are.

I used that power all the time writing C and C++ code. It felt
indespensable. But even though I can do the same with Python, it
doesn't feel crucial when writing Python. The errors are more
few. ;)

Neil Cerutti

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