[wingide-users] Wing IDE 5 released

Wingware info at wingware.com
Thu Nov 14 17:08:48 MST 2013


I'm very happy to announce the release of Wing 5.0!

Changes made since rc2 include:

* Fix colors in Source Assistant on dark background
* Remove auto-editing menu item from Personal and 101
* Fix the links in the PDF version of How-Tos
* Don't crash on OS X when Wing is launched by opening a file
* Fix checking / unchecking autocomplete keys in preferences
* Avoid traceback seen after using the refactoring tool
* Menus use English key names to avoid problems displaying translated names
* Improve OS X installer with link to Applications folder
* Fixed debugger under Python 3.x

For details see http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/5.0.0-1/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
* Support for Python 3.4

There are details including download instructions at 

Please report bugs from Wing IDE's Help menu.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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