Thursday, February 13, 2014

Wing IDE 5.0.3 released

Wingware has released version 5.0.3 of Wing IDE, our cross-platform integrated
development environment for the Python programming language.

Wing IDE includes a professional quality code editor with vi, emacs, visual studio,
and other key bindings, auto-completion, call tips, goto-definition, find uses, refactoring,
context-aware auto-editing, a powerful graphical debugger, version control, unit testing,
search, and many other features.  For details see

Changes in this minor release include:

* Support for Python 3.4rc1
* Fix debugging matplotlib code with MacOSX backend
* Fix hanging on large Perforce repositories
* Fix debugging Django 1.6 templates
* Fix problems starting QThreads in Python 3.x
* Improve auto-spacing
* Fix multi-line typing
* Fix potential for CPU intensive hanging on Linux
* Report recursion exceptions correctly under Python 3.x
* 30 other bug fixes

For details see

A summary of new features in Wing 5:

* Redesigned GUI based on Qt and PySide
* Native GUI on OS X (and better overall OS-native look and feel)
* Tools and editors can be dragged around
* Toolbar and editor and Project context menus are configurable
* Optional mode that opens different sets of files in each editor split
* Sharable color palettes and syntax highlighting configurations
* Auto-editing is on by default (except some operations that have a learning curve)
* Named file sets
* Sharable launch configurations
* Named entry points
* More control over unit testing environment
* Lockable editor splits
* Initial preferences dialog for new users
* Support for Python 3.4
* Support for Django 1.6
* Support for matplotlib on Anaconda and with MacOSX backend

For more information on what's new in Wing 5, see

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