[SciPy-user] Pros and Cons of Python verses other array environments

Ryan May rmay at ou.edu
Thu Sep 28 20:27:06 CDT 2006


Bill Baxter wrote:
> The numpy for matlab users page
> ( http://www.scipy.org/NumPy_for_Matlab_Users )
> also list a number of pros and cons.
> 
> 2) integration of debugging is not as good as matlab.  In matlab when
> you stop at a breakpoint in your code, you get an interactive console
> where you can probe current values in your program, or create new ones
> etc.  The Wing IDE has this, but I couldn't find any open source IDEs
> that did this.
> 
> --bb
> 
You might try the Eric IDE:
http://www.die-offenbachs.de/detlev/eric3.html

The GUI is a little complicated/full, but now that I've started to get 
the hang of it, I really like it.  Instead of a console, it gives you a 
list of locals and globals while in debug mode.

Ryan

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Ryan May
Graduate Research Assistant
School of Meteorology
University of Oklahoma
rmay at rossby.ou.edu



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