Wing Python IDE 6.1: July 30, 2018

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Wingware has released version 6.1 of its family of cross-platform Python IDEs.

Changes in 6.1

This release adds PEP 8 reformatting, includes a How-To for Windows Subsystem for Linux, supports the Qt5Agg backend for matplotlib, allows configuring a path for code snippets, supports evaluating generator expressions that use data from the enclosing scope in the Debug Probe, improves auto-completion for pygame, and makes about 45 other minor improvements. See the change log for details.

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Wing Pro is a cross-platform Python IDE with powerful integrated editing, debugging, unit testing, and project management features. Wing runs on Windows, Linux, and OS X, and can be used to develop any kind of Python code for web, desktop, embedded scripting, and other applications.

Version 6 introduces many new features, including improved multi-selection, much easier remote development, debugging from the Python Shell, recursive debugging, PEP 484 and 526 type hinting, PEP 8 reformatting, support for Python 3.6 and 3.7, Vagrant, Jupyter, Django 1.10+ and 2.0, and Windows Subsystem for Linux, improved mainloop support for matplotlib, easier Raspberry Pi development, optimized debugger, OS X full screen mode, One Dark color palette, Russian localization (thanks to Alexandr Dragukin), expanded free product line, and much more. For details, see What's New in Wing Version 6.

Wing 6 works with Python versions 2.5 through 2.7 and 3.2 through 3.7, including also Anaconda, ActivePython, EPD, Stackless, and others derived from the CPython implementation.

Wing Pro requires purchasing or upgrading a license, or obtaining a 30-day trial at startup. Wing 101 and Wing Personal are free versions that omit some features.

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You can try Wing 6 without removing older versions. Wing 6 will read and convert your old preferences, settings, and projects. Projects should be saved to a new name since previous versions of Wing cannot read Wing 6 projects.

See also Migrating from Older Versions and Upgrading.