[Tutor] Python Editor/IDE was Why difference between printing string & typing its object reference at the prompt?

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at btinternet.com
Thu Oct 11 19:53:44 CEST 2012

On 11/10/12 08:56, Mark Lawrence wrote:

> an awesome difference to my productivity.  Quite why I was happy to slag
> off Eclipse maybe six months ago I don't know.  Does a good sized
> portion of humble pie make amends?

Eclipse is a heavyweight tool designed for heavyweight problems. For the 
average Python tutor reader it's way more than is needed. But when you 
do need to do some heavy lifting, especially at a project rather than 
file level, Eclipse is a great tool (and pydev a great plugin).

Alan G
Author of the Learn to Program web site

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