Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Wing IDE 4.1.11 released

Wingware has released version 4.1.11 of Wing IDE, our integrated development environment designed specifically for the Python programming language.

Wing IDE is a cross-platform Python IDE that provides a professional quality code editor with vi, emacs, and other key bindings, auto-completion, call tips, refactoring, context-aware auto-editing, a powerful graphical debugger, version control, unit testing, search, and many other features.

This minor release includes:
  •   Right click on tool tabs to assign a key binding to the tool
  •   Allow auto-stripping trailing white space to be limited to project files
  •   Support for Subversion version 1.7.x
  •   Allow introduce variable refactoring in more contexts
  •   Support opening files with Wing via the Linux .desktop file
  •   Improve auto-editing fixups
  •   Fix keep external console open under Python 3
  •   Restore original editor and focus after refactoring operations complete
  •   Show skipped icon for groups of unit tests that were all skipped
  •   13 other bug fixes and minor improvements
        See the details in the change log.

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        Monday, February 18, 2013

        Free passes for PyCon 2013!

        Wingware is a Gold Sponsor at PyCon 2013 and we have three conference passes that we are looking to give away.  The conference is completely sold out, and these passes are a hot commodity, so we thought we would have some fun with this, rather than just offering them on a first-come-first-served basis as we usually do.  Here is the deal:

        To apply for a free pass, in five paragraphs or less, tell us about ONE of the following:

        1) How and why you use Wing IDE, and what it has allowed you to do that you could not have done without it.
        2) How and why you use Python, where it shines, and how it has inspired and empowered you.
        3) Tell us something really interesting, funny, or inspiring that you have worked on or experienced as a programmer, or just as a human.

        The authors of three best entries will be given the free PyCon 2013 passes.  Submissions must be emailed to by 11:59pm PST Friday February 22nd and we will choose the three winners over the following weekend.

        Here's the catch:  You must be willing to allow us to use the text that you submit on our website and/or blog.  We hope to publish the winning entries on our blog, but reserve the right not to, depending on the content of the entries. ;-)

        Please be sure to check the feasibility of traveling to the conference before applying.  We are offering only the conference passes and not any travel or lodging expenses.