[python-uk] 2nd London Python Dojo - 18:30 15 October 2009 at Fry-IT

Nicholas Tollervey ntoll at ntoll.org
Wed Oct 7 10:44:18 CEST 2009


Thanks for the heads up... you've allayed my fears about the learning  
curve. Sounds like having *both* as options for participants is  
definitely a good idea and I'd definitely encourage people to "show  
off" these tools should they wish to use them. I'll add them to the  
list ;-)


On 7 Oct 2009, at 09:36, Tim Golden wrote:

> Nicholas Tollervey wrote:
>> Just out of interest, what helpful features over and above the  
>> regular  python shell does ipython/bpython provide, and how will  
>> this enhance  the Dojo..?
> If I'm right, they both offer basically a reworked Python interpreter
> with lots of bells and whistles. But the bells & whistles are  
> optional,
> so there's a very shallow learning curve but the opportunity to see
> how the extra features might be useful.
> bpython doesn't work on Windows and iPython has never quite clicked
> with me in spite of a few goes, but I'm at least +0.5 on having them
> available for people who know/like them or at least think they might
> benefit.
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