[IPython-user] Workspaces with Embedded IPython

Laurent Dufrechou laurent.dufrechou@gmail....
Fri Aug 15 16:59:48 CDT 2008

I'm ok to port my old code to new architecture. I'm just waiting this
0.9 release and a somewhat stable code from gaël ^_^.
We should discuss with gael how I could do some interesting things, I
think in particular how to workaround the Ctrl+c problem.
Sure that with new code base it could be handled without threading and
thus will lead to much much more interesting capabilities.
(Live wx designer, imagine an ipython shell where you could type in wx
command that modify the gui where ipython is embeed... + matplotlib
handling inside a wx app via ipython embedded shell should be reallly
Well before doing that we'll have a lot of challenge to resolve!

Just dreaming ;)

Gael: I've jsush pushed your branch, and got this eror:
laurent@Pep:~/dev/ipython-sync-frontend/IPython/frontend/wx$ python
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./wx_frontend.py", line 37, in <module>
    from IPython.frontend._process import PipedProcess
ImportError: No module named IPython.frontend._process

Seems that pipedProcess has not been pull...

Good night,

2008/8/15 Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Laurent Dufréchou
> <laurent.dufrechou@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Anyhow , as fernando said, gael is porting the code to ipython1 and I think
>> you should take a look at it, because it will be more powerfull, because my
>> code was some sort of hackish things around ipython,0 that was not thought a
>> lot for easy gui integration.
> As soon as we get 0.9 out the door in final form, we'll revisit this.
> The work Laurent did initially was excellent because it showed that a
> good Wx app could be built using ipython, and now Gael has built on
> top of those ideas but with a view towards a clean, long-term
> maintainable architecture.  Gael's code is fairly lightweight and
> meant to serve as a component (no menus, no extra gui elements) that
> can be used in other apps such as Enthought's Envisage framework.
> We're obviously not going to ship forever two parallel versions of the
> same tool, but one possibility is for the functionality in Laurent's
> code to be migrated to live on top of Gael's basic Wx mini-shell.
> This would give us both a small wx component for embedding and a more
> full-featured standalone app.
> I'll leave it to Gael and Laurent to move this discussion forward in
> the next few weeks, once the storm of the 0.9 release and scipy are
> behind us.
> Cheers,
> f

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