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

Gary Ruben gruben at bigpond.net.au
Fri Sep 29 23:13:18 CDT 2006

Hi Bill,

If you're using Windows, the FOSS PyScripter IDE does this. The debugger 
gives you watches, conditional breakpoints, tooltip hover values etc. 
Unfortunately it's not available for Linux. The latest release version 
is here:
The latest beta is available here:

I use SciTE, ipython and PyScripter, but use PyScripter for most of my 
serious debugging.

Gary R.

Bill Baxter 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.
> --bb

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