[Tutor] python editor
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Wed Feb 8 16:32:43 CET 2012
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 9:17 AM, R.S. <zoreander at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm using Spyder (http://code.google.com/p/spyderlib/) and Notepad++ on
> I don't like pycharm. This software is consuming too much resources witch
> for me is poinless. Pycharm can eat even 500MB+ of RAM for simple
> 2012/2/8 Jamie Paul Griffin <jamie at kontrol.kode5.net>
>> On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 06:11:13PM +0000, Alan Gauld wrote:
>> > On 06/02/12 17:17, bob gailer wrote:
>> > >On 2/6/2012 10:25 AM, Kapil Shukla wrote:
>> > >
>> > >>Please also suggest a free editor for python which can at least repeat
>> > >>previous command with a key stroke
>> > That depends on the editor's mode of operation.
>> > In an editor like vi (elvis, vim etc) there is a repeat key (the period)
>> > that repeats most things because most things are a "command" - even
>> > inserting text. but in a so called modeless editor (most modern
>> > ones)
>> > repeat will be restricted to things that are recognised as atomic
>> > operations, like search/replace, change case etc. And some of those
>> > will only be valid when text is selected (so not really modeless!).
>> > Other editors like emacs allow you to specify how often an action is
>> > repeated. So esc-16 n will insert 16 n's for example.
>> > You would need to be more specific in terms of what you want in a
>> > repeat operation.
>> > --
>> > Alan G
>> > Author of the Learn to Program web site
>> > http://www.alan-g.me.uk/
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>> My personal choices are nvi for command line editor and TextMate for GUI
>> on Mac OS X. I don't use Windows systems so haven't a clue what's on offer
>> for that platform. I learned nvi just because it's the default editor
>> installed on NetBSD base system which is my primary computing platform.
>> There's just so many editors now it's difficult to know what will suit you
>> best. It would mostly come down to the environment you are most comfortable
>> working in; I spend 90% of my time in a UNIX shell so the command line
>> editors suit me better.
I'm using vim with a number of plugins to turn the text editor into a
Python IDE. Some of the setup highlights are:
* code highlighting
* syntax checking
* code folding
* and a whole bunch more
For more information: http://sontek.net/turning-vim-into-a-modern-python-ide
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