[wingide-users] Wing IDE 5.0 beta7 released

Wingware info at wingware.com
Wed Aug 28 22:19:24 EDT 2013


We've just released Wing IDE 5.0 beta7.

Changes since beta6 include:

* Printing works on all platforms
* Fix failure to install icon and menus on Linux
* Fix file dialog on Windows
* Don't open a blank Wing IDE 5 file at launch on Windows
* Fix patch selection dialog
* Fix segfaults when PyLint is run repeatedly
* A few other bug fixes

For details see http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/prerelease/5.0.0-b7/CHANGELOG.txt

A summary of new features in Wing 5:

* Redesigned GUI based on Qt and PySide
* Native GUI on OS X (and better overall OS-native look and feel)
* Tools and editors can be dragged around
* Toolbar and editor and Project context menus are configurable
* Optional mode that opens different sets of files in each editor split
* Sharable color palettes and syntax highlighting configurations
* Auto-editing is on by default (except some operations that have a 
learning curve)
* Named file sets
* Sharable launch configurations
* Named entry points
* More control over unit testing environment
* Lockable editor splits
* Initial preferences dialog for new users

There are details at http://wingware.com/wingide/5.0beta7

The above also includes a list of the known bugs, information on 
reporting bugs,
compatibility notes, and links for downloading and installing.

This release is quite usable, but please keep in mind that you probably will
run into some problems.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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