[Tutor] Python Editors (particualrly Vim)
singletoned at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 00:00:00 CEST 2005
I don't believe there's any kinds of wars on this mailing group. :)
I found this Python Vim code completion thing in my searches today:
Don't know how good it is, but it looks like it'd do the job.
On 21/09/05, Gabriel Farrell <gsf at panix.com> wrote:
> Uh oh, looks like you're begging for an editor war.
> That said, I'm in the vim camp. It can do everything you specified
> for all of the languages you mention (well, I'm not sure about
> collapsible code...web search...aha!). After using it for four
> years, I'm still learning new tricks (see, for example, this page I
> found today on indentation).
> vim's extendable with python scripts, but a lot of what you need for
> coding is already built in. I find most of my info either in the help
> manual that comes with it (:h) or at vim.org.
>  http://www.dgp.toronto.edu/~mjmcguff/learn/vim/folding.txt
>  http://www.vim.org/tips/tip.php?tip_id=83
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 02:00:20PM +0100, Ed Singleton wrote:
> > I've been trying to decide which editor to use to edit Python (on
> > Windows mostly).
> > My wishlist of features would be:
> > - automatic code formatting (indentation etc)
> > - collapsible code (to collapse def's etc)
> > - automatic code coloring (that's easily changeable)
> > - auto-completion of namespaces
> > - easy to run scripts from the editor (a shortcut key to run them or something)
> > have an editor that could also handle them, in which case I would want
> > the same features for those languages, as well as the ability to write
> > macros, scripts, etc in python.
> > Having looked at loads of editors, I've ended up looking at emacs and vim.
> > Emacs seems too difficult with not enough support for using the mouse.
> > Vim seemed better, and I get the impression that it is possible to use
> > python to script the editor, but I can't find much information on
> > using vim as a python editor on windows.
> > My various questions are:
> > What other features should I be looking for?
> > What would be the best editor for a beginner to start using, with a
> > view to the long term?
> > Where can I find some authoritative information about setting emacs or
> > vim up as a fully featured python editor?
> > Thanks
> > Ed
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