[FRPythoneers] PythonWorks 1.3b5 now available (fwd from: info at pythonware.com)
efm at tummy.com
Mon Nov 19 11:39:54 MST 2001
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PythonWorks 1.3b5 is now available for download from the
PythonWare site. This is the first public beta of Python-
- New features include:
+ Jython support. You can develop, run, and debug programs
written for Jython/JPython 1.0, 1,1, 2.0, 2.1, and later.
+ Improved support for newer Python versions. 2.1, 2.2 etc.
This release uses Python 2.1.1 internally.
+ Much improved user interface builder (layout editor) for
+ The main editor pad can be split, with subpads either on
top of each other, or side by side.
+ New functions such as built-in PyChecker, diff, etc.
+ Much improved Emacs/Notepad-style editor modes.
- Showing matching parentheses in editor.
- Show line/column and selected editor mode in status line.
- New and improved key bindings.
- ... and much more
+ New project settings panel.
+ Speed improvements, most notable to the tracer and editor.
+ New and improved menus.
+ A rich set of predefined run environments for common Python
distributions, plus automatic generation of run environments
for Jython and others.
+ An on-line version of Fredrik Lundh's "Python Standard
Library" book is available as part of the help system.
- The 1.3 installation can co-exist with previous versions.
However, you should consider backing up existing projects
before using them under 1.3.
- We have tested this version carefully, and earlier betas
have been used extensively in various projects, but there
may be bugs that we haven't seen yet. If you find some-
thing suspicious, please report it to
pythonworks-support at pythonware.com
(put "1.3b5" in the subject line, so we know what version
- The documentation hasn't been fully updated.
the pythonworks team
"Secret Labs AB -- makers of fine pythonware since 1997"
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