Re: [nycpython] Selecting an IDE for Django development?

From: Shaun F
Sent on: Thursday, October 3, 2013 11:18 AM
Why don't you just trust your dev and get PyCharm for them?  

Isaul put it best.   EMACS is only useful for someone who knows how to configure it and use it already.   If you have your developer use EMACS based on the suggestion of a different developer (trust or not); you'll probably end up shooting yourself in the foot and cause slowdowns while the new developer learns to use the new tool.  I assume you're the technical manager of the operation and that you like your feet.

As someone who has just started a small Django project, that is with very little code, I'm perfectly happy in TextMate or Sublime Edit but if it is larger I can see a need to request a more full featured IDE.  Go ahead and trust your current dev on this one.  




On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:55 AM, Brian Gupta <[address removed]> wrote:
So, I've been asked to buy PyCharms for a dev that works with me on a
Django project, but he has never used it, and was just going on the
recommendation of a single other developer that likes it.

I have asked another dev, whom I trust that does Django development,
and he said to use EMACS.

Clearly, there are a wide variety of opinions, that spans the rich
ecosystem of development tool choices available to Python developers
today.

I tried to do a bit of research, and it seems that the field of Python
IDEs is massive as evidenced by
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/81584/what-ide-to-use-for-python
and
https://wiki.python.org/moin/IntegratedDevelopmentEnvironments

Any thoughts or recommendations are appreciated.

Thanks,
Brian




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