[wingide-users] Wing IDE 5.0rc1 released

Wingware info at wingware.com
Thu Oct 24 14:48:48 MDT 2013


Hi,

We've just released the first release candidate of Wing IDE 5.0!

Changes made since beta8 include:

* Added syntax highlighting for CoffeeScript files
* Correct dependencies in .deb packages
* Avoid distribution-specific dependencies in .rpm packages
* Fix support for Nose tests
* Fix 100% cpu use after project is closed
* Reduce chance of hanging introspection on large compound values
* Use larger text area for Run Arguments field in launch configurations
* Fix default UI font on OS X 10.9
* Many other bug fixes

For details see 
http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/prerelease/5.0.0-rc1/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 
http://wingware.com/wingide/5.0rc1

Please report bugs from Wing IDE's Help menu.

Thanks,

-- 

Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development

www.wingware.com



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