Pyzo is a cross-platform Python IDE focused on
interactivity and introspection, which makes it very suitable for
scientific computing. Its practical design is aimed at simplicity and
Pyzo is written in Python 3 and Qt. Binaries are available for Windows,
Linux, and Mac. For questions, there is a discussion group.
Two components + tools
Pyzo consists of two main components, the editor and the shell, and uses
a set of pluggable tools to help the programmer in various ways. Some
example tools are source structure, project manager, interactive help,
Some key features
- Powerful introspection (autocompletion, calltips, interactive help)
- Allows various ways to run code interactively or to run a file as a script.
- The shells runs in a subprocess and can therefore be interrupted or killed.
- Multiple shells can be used at the same time, and can be of different
Python versions (from v2.4 to 3.x, including pypy)
- Support for using several GUI toolkits interactively: PySide, PyQt4,
wx, fltk, GTK, Tk.
- Run IPython shell or native shell.
- Full Unicode support in both editor and shell.
- Various handy tools, plus the ability to make your own.
- Matlab-style cell notation to mark code sections (by starting a line
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