Handpicked IDEs for Pythonistas🐍

Handpicked IDEs for Pythonistas🐍

Handpicked and tested IDEs that you will love using them.........⚡

If you are a Pythonista who is searching for some awesome Python development environment, To make this task easier, I have created this guide

This will be a short article where I will be listing some of my handpicked and hand-tested IDEs for Python Development.

I hope that you receive excellent value from this article.

Let's dive into it

Visual Studio Code

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Visual Studio Code is a lightweight and powerful source code editor created by Microsoft. It is a freeware software that comes in support for Windows, macOS, and Linux.

It comes with built-in support for many languages including Python. Working with Python in Visual Studio Code using the Microsoft Python extension makes it an IDE itself, is simple, fun, and productive.

The Python extension makes VS Code an excellent Python editor and works on any operating system with a variety of Python interpreters. It leverages all of VS Code's power to provide autocomplete and IntelliSense, linting, debugging, and unit testing, along with the ability to easily switch between Python environments, including virtual or Conda environments.

Useful Links

🔗Visual Studio Code

🔗Visual Studio Code Python Extension

PyCharm IDE

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A Python IDE by Jet Brains is a platform where professional developers write, maintain, and debug their codes.

PyCharm knows everything about your code. Rely on it for intelligent code completion, on-the-fly error checking and quick-fixes, easy project navigation, and much more. the IDE helps you keep control of the quality with PEP8 checks, testing assistance, smart refactorings, and a host of inspections.

There are 2 editions available for the same, one is Ultimate and the other one is Community edition. Some features and capabilities go different from each other in both.

Useful Links

🔗Download PyCharm

Intellij Idea

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An IDE created by Jet Brains, popular for its rich support for Java Development. It also supports python after some configurations, you can do python development on this platform.

Every aspect of IntelliJ IDEA has been designed to maximize developer productivity. Together, intelligent coding assistance and ergonomic design make development not only productive but also enjoyable.

There are 2 editions available for the same, one is Ultimate and the other one is Community edition. Some features and capabilities go different from each other in both.

Useful Links

🔗Download Intellij Idea

🔗Intellij Idea plugin for Python

📽Configuring Python With Intellij Idea

Komodo IDE

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Komodo IDE is an open-source IDE developed by Activestate. It is one of the best platforms for backend and frontend development.

With its rich support for languages like Python, PHP, Perl, Golang, Ruby, and more, you can easily do your Python development hassle-free.

Curated, ready-to-install open-source language distributions recommended for open source projects and community developers.

Useful Links

🔗Komodo IDE

Eric IDE

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Eric is a free integrated development environment used for computer programming. Since it is a full-featured IDE written in Python itself, it provides by-default all necessary tools needed for the writing of code and the professional management of a software project. It is an IDE which is also officially recommended by Python Foundation

It is designed to be suitable as a quick and dirty editor as well as a professional project management tool integrating many advanced features.

Useful links

🔗Eric IDE installation

📽Installation guide

Eclipse+PyDev

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The Eclipse IDE is famous for our Java Integrated Development Environment, supports Python Development inside that after installing PyDev plugin.

You can also combine multiple language support and other features into any of our default packages, and the Eclipse Marketplace allows for virtually unlimited customization and extension.

Useful links

🔗Eric IDE

🔗PyDev

📽Configuring Python in Eclipse

Spyder IDE

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Spyder is a free and open-source scientific environment written in Python, for Python, and designed by and for beginners, scientists, engineers, and data analysts.

It features a unique combination of the advanced editing, analysis, debugging, and profiling functionality of a comprehensive development tool with the data exploration, interactive execution, deep inspection, and beautiful visualization capabilities of a scientific package.

Useful links:

🔗Installation Guide

Jupyter Notebook

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Jupyter Notebook is one of the famous web-based IDEs used by Python developers for Python development. It is an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations, and narrative text. Uses include data cleaning and transformation, numerical simulation, statistical modeling, data visualization, machine learning, and much more.

The installed edition works better than the online one, you can try your hands on it.

JupyterLab

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JupyterLab is a web-based interactive development environment for Jupyter notebooks, code, and data. JupyterLab is flexible to configure and can be arranged for the user interface to support a wide range of workflows in data science, scientific computing, and machine learning.

The installed edition works better than the online one, you can try your hands on it.

Useful links:

🔗Try JupyterLab on your browser

🔗Install JupyterLab

All tools mentioned in this guide are available on Windows, Linux, and macOS

 
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