[Python-il] debugging Python

Shlomi Fish shlomif at iglu.org.il
Sun Jan 24 17:49:55 IST 2010


On Thursday 21 Jan 2010 23:30:16 Shlomi Fish wrote:
> Hi Yitzhak!
> 
> First of all, never start a new thread by replying to an existing message.
> Instead send a new message to python-il at hamakor.org.il with a new subject.
> My mailer could tell me your message was sent as an reply to an existing
> one.
> 
> On Thursday 21 Jan 2010 18:58:41 Yitzhak Wiener wrote:
> > Hi Dear People,
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > As really beginner in Python, I face many problems and find it
> > relatively difficult to study Python only threw the documentation.
> > 
> > I find myself writing small python script with many errors, and find it
> > hard to understand the error reason only from command line error
> > message.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Is there a better way to write python scripts? I used regular editor but
> > it doesn't know the functions and syntax of Python. What is the best
> > development area for Python? Is there some kind of debugger for Python?
> 
> Well, I'm using gvim for most development:
> 
> http://www.vim.org/
> 
> It is a superb editor, but may take some time to get accustomed to.
> Here is a list of editors from a previous message I sent:
> 
> <<<<<
> 
> * http://www.vim.org/
> 
> * http://www.xemacs.org/ (Very hard to get used to from my experience)
> 
> * http://projects.gnome.org/gedit/
> 
> * http://www.geany.org/Main/HomePage
> 
> I personally swear by Vim for most stuff, but on Linux I also tend to use
> Kate and other editors when Bi-directionality (mixed Hebrew+Latin, etc.)
> is involved. I should note that Vim and gvim are cross-platform and run on
> MS-Windows and other operating systems.
> 
> And for a little fun, see:
> 
> http://www.notepad.org/
> 
> >>>>

Having answered this question a lot in the past, I've set up a page for it on 
my homesite so I can link people to it:

http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/resources/editors-and-IDEs/

Additions or corrections would be welcome. 

Regards,

	Shlomi Fish

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