[wingide-users] WingIDE versus PyCharm, Komodo and PyDev
Joshua J. Kugler
joshua at eeinternet.com
Thu Oct 14 15:52:01 MDT 2010
On Thursday 14 October 2010, Konrad Hinsen elucidated thus:
> I actually do most of my Python development in Emacs, because there's
> so much else I can do in Emacs as well. I don't really like the "one
> IDE per language" approach. But it's WingIDE I use for any serious
I'm going to echo the sentiments about the debugger. It just works, and
it works well. I've traced down MANY bugs using it.
When I started using Wing many moons ago (late 2006), the feature that
clinched it was code completion. I was spoiled, sadly,
by "Intellisens" when I was learning VB many years before, and had to
have code completion. Of the IDEs I tired (Eric, WingIDE, Komodo,
maybe others), if the IDE couldn't do this:
And bring up a list of attributes for sys, it didn't get a second look.
Wing's code completion is VERY strong, especially for a dynamic
language, and is even better if you're doing "live coding" while your
code is active in the debugger.
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