[Tutor] IDLE

Rex Sunnlotus at aol.com
Fri Dec 29 16:20:20 EST 2017

I am a beginner and am using PyCharm as my editor.  It’s great and free.  It also provides some very nice courses that work within the editor.  Google PyCharm.edu

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> On Dec 29, 2017, at 3:53 PM, Mats Wichmann <mats at wichmann.us> wrote:
>> On 12/29/2017 11:28 AM, Alan Gauld via Tutor wrote:
>>> On 29/12/17 16:43, Jay Kelman wrote:
>>> I downloaded Python and when I look at IDLE it tells me to update TCL. 
>> Are you using a Mac by any chance? I seem to recall this used to
>> be  a common issue with MacOS. If you google for "IDLE MacOS
>> Tcl" you should find several links telling you how to fix it.
>> If not a Mac then I'm stumped it should all work fine.
> This Mac issue is definitely still current - yes there is information to
> solve it, but people are having constant problems getting it to not
> complain, we get an orgoing stream of these over at the python.org
> webmaster alias, which isn't even supposed to be for Python problems. It
> seems what is on the web about this isn't simple enough, complete
> enough, or whatever.
> Just a note: it's not certain that you will ever hit the problems, and
> if you do, you certainly don't have to use IDLE to be happy and
> productive with Python. IDLE != Python.  There are many many other
> editors/development environments that can be used.  A bunch are listed
> on the Python wiki:
> https://wiki.python.org/moin/IntegratedDevelopmentEnvironments
> https://wiki.python.org/moin/PythonEditors
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