[IPython-dev] Patches to use pydb instead of pdb for debugging

R. Bernstein rocky at panix.com
Mon Oct 9 13:33:27 CDT 2006


I've never made a showmedo video; I'd prefer not to volunteer for this
if someone else can do it. On the other hand at a minimum I can
probably create a list of things to demo with pydb and ipython to show
what's improved.

Fernando Perez writes:
 > On 10/7/06, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
 > > On 10/7/06, Fernando Perez <fperez.net at gmail.com> wrote:
 > 
 > > > We should plan a 0.7.3 release soonish.  Ville: would you want this
 > > > debugging work to be part of that release?  How's your schedule
 > >
 > > Well, it's a great selling point for the new release, IMO. Should look
 > > great on some kind of "show me do" video, esp. since many don't know
 > > about pydb. :-)
 > 
 > Yes, a ShowMeDo video as part of the new release would be great.  I
 > know Ian has repeatedly encouraged contributions from the IPython
 > community, so if anyone can pick up the ball on this one, it would be
 > great.
 > 
 > I also think a short video would be a great way to introduce
 > /existing/ users to the neat features of a new release.  It often
 > happens that old users stick to what they know and never really
 > benefit from the good new features simply due to lack of time.  A
 > quick video may be an excellent way for them to realize what the
 > benefits of the new features are.
 > 
 > cheers,
 > 
 > f
 > 


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