[CSS_ACM_General_List] ipython - kicks the crap out of idle

Sean Neilan sean at seanneilan.com
Wed Jun 9 13:15:15 CDT 2010


oh it is.

feature list:
http://ipython.scipy.org/doc/manual/html/interactive/tutorial.html

I think it could be a good replacement for bash. although, I have yet to try
zsh.

of course, there is a learning curve. it's best if you already know an
editor like vim or emacs.

On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Derek Schaefer <derek.schaefer at gmail.com>wrote:

> Cool! I'll have to give this a go at some point.
>
> I never use IDLE because I find it slow and at times very cumbersome.
> I just end up using a text editor and the Python command line utility.
>
> I would really like this to SUCCESSFULLY provide an integrated
> solution like IDLE and other IDE's.
>
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 11:24 AM, Sean Neilan <sean at seanneilan.com> wrote:
> > you don't actually need python 3. most people are still using python 2.6
> > because python 3 has compatibility issues.
> > they're more or less the same anyhow. in fact, the python team is now
> > creating two separate lines of python with python 2.7 & python 3.1. it's
> a
> > nice predicament they've gotten themselves into.
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 10:57 AM, Peter Tabatt <ptabatt at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> it doesn't work with python 3 wtf
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 2:07 AM, Sean Neilan <sean at seanneilan.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> hey css members,
> >>> I found a better python interpreter. it's called ipython. it's wayyyy
> >>> better than idle.
> >>> http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/
> >>> it's a command line program.
> >>> -Sean
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