[Tutor] free IDE for Python?

William O'Higgins Witteman hmm at woolgathering.cx
Tue Nov 14 18:55:09 CET 2006

On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 12:28:02PM -0500, Richard Querin wrote:
>   On 11/14/06, Tim Johnson <[1]tim at johnsons-web.com> wrote:
>       I've used vim in the past for python and recommend it for ease of
>       use and support. I also use emacs, which may be found harder to
>   I have to chuckle when you recommend Vim for ease of use. Now don't start
>   flaming me quite yet. I'm a big fan of Vim and I'm in the midst of
>   learning it myself. I think it's a very powerful editor and I like it a
>   lot. But recommending it for ease of use might be a little stretch. It's
>   like a lot of things, the higher learning curve ultimately gets you
>   greater rewards.

Using vim is like riding a bicycle - it's hard to learn, but once you
get it, it becomes automatic and can make you intolerant of walking (...
everything ... is taking ... so ... long ...) :-)



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