Wing IDE 5.1 beta1: December 16, 2014

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The first beta release of version 5.1 of Wing IDE, a full-featured integrated development environment for the Python programming language, is now available.

This release contains the following improvements:

  • Multi-process debugging, with optional automatic child process debugging
  • Syntax highlighting in the Python Shell and Debug Probe
  • Data value tooltips in the Python Shell and Debug Probe
  • Added How-To for Flask
  • Support for Django 1.7 and Django running on Python 3
  • Updated and clarified the web2py How-To
  • Updated Plone How-To for launching Plone from the IDE
  • Recognize ArcGIS *.pyt files as Python code
  • Added a way to send keys to the editor via the scripting API
  • Added preference for type of split created by Goto Definition in Other Split
  • Added ability to copy selected result line, message, or line number from PyLint results (thanks to Viktor Lucza)
  • Added a close-all-readonly command to close any read-only files
  • About 50 other minor features and bug fixes; see the change log for details.

This is a free upgrade for Wing IDE 5.0 users. For details and downloads see Wing IDE 5.0-beta1.

Wing IDE is a full-featured cross-platform integrated development environment designed specifically for Python. It includes a powerful editor with vi, emacs, visual studio, and other key bindings, auto-completion, call tips, context-sensitive auto-editing, goto-definition, find uses, refactoring, an advanced multi-threaded multi-process debugger, version control, unit testing, search, and many other features.

For more information on Wing IDE, see the Wing IDE product overview.