Best python editor ???

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Sep 29 13:20:45 UTC 2006

Robert Valk wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-09-22 at 23:30 +0500, Waqas Toor wrote:
>> Hi ubuntuers ..
>> i am just a newbie to python and want to jump on it. now as i am a C#
>> and Java programmer i was just curious if python has some mature
>> editor i mean with runtime docs and intellisense like Jbuilder ,
>> eclipse or ... is there any editor available ??? i mean a light weight
>> editor ... with these functionalities or atleast intellisense enabled
>> ????
> Try out Eclipse with the Pydev plugin (from
> )

I'm fairly certain I got pydev direct from the ubuntu repos.  Yes, here we

derek at othello:~$ aptitude search pydev
p   eclipse-pydev      - Python development plug-in for Eclipse
p   eclipse-pydev-gcj  - Python development plug-in for Eclipse (GCJ

> I'm using this environment for a major 
> college assignment and I'm extremely happy with it. It's hardly
> 'lightweight' but it is very comprehensive. 

I completely agree with that

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