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Re: [pygame] IDE

Hello everyone,

Personally I use Idle because, for debugging, I love being able to execute a program in a shell and still be in that shell after the program exits, in order to examine the variables. I realize that's not a very sophisticated form of debugging, but it works for me.

I haven't looked around much, but has anyone found a way to do that in IDEs like VS Code?


Le dim. 23 déc. 2018 à 18:10, Go Peppy <peppy.player@xxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
If you are talking about writing simple scripts in Python then any text editor will work even 'nano'.
If you are talking about writing more complicated programs in Python then you need IDE as you will need debugging functionality.

I personally use Eclipse with PyDev plug-in on Windows machine. As Python is cross-platform language you can develop
your program on one platform and deploy on another. PyDev also allows remote debugging. For example you can start
your Python program on Raspberry Pi (Linux) and debug it in Eclipse/PyDev on Windows.

Good luck.

On Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 1:08 PM tom arnall <kloro2006@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
after using many editors for programming over many years, I finally
settled on VIM.

On 12/22/18, Daniel Foerster <pydsigner@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> He was asking for good editors. I'm currently partial to VS Code; to your
> point, it has nice integrations with git, pylint, and pytest.
> On Sat, Dec 22, 2018, 14:08 tom arnall <kloro2006@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> why not just use Test Driven Development and a good editor?
>> On 12/22/18, David <dvp1964@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Just wondering which IDE people use...
>> > I know some love ATOM editor (which isn't an ide, but still...)
>> > some love Pycharm but I've heard complaints too
>> > Eclipse is too much of a monster....
>> > I guess I should break it down to things like
>> > Paid or Open Source?
>> > Programmers Text Editor or IDE?
>> > Python-specific IDE or one of many?
>> > Cross-platform is a major plus, but Linux only is fine -win/mac only is
>> NOT
>> > Should teens learning to program use a safe, simple, fluffy one, or
>> > just
>> > dive into what many people use?
>> >
>> > --
>> > David
>> >
>> > *Running Linux since 1994*
>> > *IT Tech Support *
>> >