[Tutor] Which Python Script Editor of Choice?

Michael Langford mlangford.cs03 at gtalumni.org
Thu Apr 3 23:12:15 CEST 2008

When you have you use Visual Studio, I suggest using the beautiful and
wonder ViEmu. Best $90 I ever spent:


On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 2:40 PM, W W <srilyk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 12:15 PM, Michael Langford
> <mlangford.cs03 at gtalumni.org> wrote:
> > Many people who go this way, program with or without one just fine.
> Those who start right away always using IDE's can just plain die when they
> hit an environment where they don't have one (due to time, money, location,
> or whatever).
> >
> > Btw, if people know of good IDE's other than PIDA that are free, run on
> windows and linux and allow use of VIM as the editor, please let me know.
> I personally use VIM/vi as my editor. The best thing about using VIM
> (at least when it comes to testing) is the ability to run command line
> arguments from vim.
> :!python hand_grenade.py
> would run your script (assuming you started editing in whatever
> directory). Auto complete (the use of <tab> works too. I've never used
> an IDE aside from the MS Visual Studio for our CS I class - and I find
> it to be horrible overkill, confusing, and less powerful than vim and
> g++ from the command line under ubuntu.
> I suppose my method isn't an IDE, but it works for me (and so far I
> don't see any reason to change, if I need to edit multiple files at a
> time I can :split windows, yada yada).
> Find whatever suits you, and good luck in the hunt
> -Wayne
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