The best, friendly and easy use Python Editor.

Walter Hurry walterhurry at
Thu Jan 24 20:18:24 CET 2013

On Thu, 24 Jan 2013 22:10:21 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:43 PM, Hazard Seventyfour
> <hseventyfour at> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I new in this python and decided to learn more about it, so i can make
>> an own script :),
>> for all senior can you suggest me the best, friendly and easy use with
>> nice GUI editor for me, and have many a good features such as auto
>> complete/auto correct.
>> any recommend? Thanks ^_^
> Here we go, it's holy war time again! :)
> You'll get a HUGE lot of responses. Many use emacs or vim, and you'll
> get a few recommendations for IDLE. After that, it's a huge field of
> options. I personally use SciTE; it's a good editor, but I don't
> particularly like the way the project is run (nothing strong, but I
> didn't like the tone on its mailing list). Eclipse has its fans, too.
> A Python IDE is not nearly as beneficial as, say, a Java IDE. A good
> Python editor just needs to do the basics like indentation, syntax
> highlighting, and such; I like IDLE's method info when I'm working
> interactively, but it's not a big deal when I'm writing a program. In
> fact, all you really need out of an IDE can probably be supplied by just
> a good editor, maybe a makefile, and alt-tabbing to IDLE. However, if
> you want an IDE, they do exist.

All true (especially the holy wars bit!). OP didn't (as far as I can see) 
even say which OS he is using. Anyway, my suggestion is generally that 
people use the editor with which they are already comfortable.

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