[Pythonmac-SIG] Mac User Python newbies

Chris Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Wed Feb 9 02:15:55 CET 2005

Bob Ippolito wrote:
>  Also, 
> Mac OS X has only been around a few years and there aren't many people 
> working on making it better (though I'm sure there are lots of people 
> using it), so you can't really expect a best of breed solution just yet.

True, but frankly, the IDE situation is not that much better on Linux or 

> Speaking of Java, there's also Eclipse, which has Python support.

Has anyone else tried this? I'm still looking for the holy grail of the 
same IDE on OS-X, Linux and Windows....Eclipse looks promising.

Troy Rollins wrote:
> Ha. Fair enough. I guess my point is mostly that Python seems pretty
> mature, and yet still manages to be scattered. 

Well, C and C++ are pretty mature, but if want scattered 
pieces...Remember, Python is a language, not a development environment, 
and not a commercial product. And these are good things.


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