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From: John Reid (j.reid_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-05 07:00:24

Jurko Gospodnetiæ wrote:
>>> Can anyone suggest a good Python IDE for Windows? I can't seem to
>>>find one to debug in easily... :-) I'd like to work on this but my
>>>current tool chain makes this quite painful. :-)))
>>I'm not using any IDE, I just put print statements in python code ;-)
> :-)) Well.. that's nice when you already know the code... but I find
> it extremely useful when researching new code to be able to place
> breakpoint and see the current stack and possibly look around at
> different variables. And, since its 'getting to know your surroundings'
> kind of research you don't really know what you're looking for until you
> get there... :-) In that scenario it 'too painful' to have to restart
> the whole process every time you decide to look at something else or
> look at the stack information in some neighboring function to see where
> it gets called from...
I use print statements mostly but when I need a debugger I've found
pyscripter ( ) to be very useful. If there's
anything better and free I'd also be keen to hear about it.


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