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

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Thu Sep 28 20:55:06 CDT 2006


On Thu, 28 Sep 2006, Ryan May wrote:

>> 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.

   While winpdb is not a full-blown IDE, it is a gui front end to pdb. It
does a very good job of showing you what's going on, and you can examine the
value of variables and do other explorations at breakpoints or while
stepping over (or through) your code.

Rich

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