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PTK

PTK

PythonToolkit (PTK) is an open source interactive environment for Python. It was designed to provide a Python based environment similiar to Matlab for scientists and engineers. However, this IDE has a wider appeal as it can also be uased as a general purpose interactive Python environment.

PTK is built around a Tool plugin system (with core tools providing a console window and simple python source editor, path management, namespace browser and more).

 PTK

Price
Free to download

Size
0.9MB
License

MIT License

Developer
Tom Charrett

Website
pythontoolkit.sourceforge.net

System Requirements
Python 2.7
wxPython 2.8 or higher

Support:
Documentation, SourceForge Project Page

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Console window with support for multiple Python interpreters (Engines)
  • Engines are external processes so that each engine is completely seperated from the others and the PTK interface
  • Interactively program with different GUI toolkits (wxPython, TkInter, pyGTK, pyQT4 and PySide)
  • Built-in python debugger integrated with tools and editor
  • Object inspection, object auto-completions and calltips
  • Multi-line command editing
  • Command history (previous/next and search for partially typed commands)
  • Simple editor for code testing and scripting or everyday work
  • Set, edit and clear debugger breakpoints via the editor
  • Matlab style namespace/workspace browser tool that can be extended to support new types and classes
  • Path manager tool to easily change the current working directory and manage the python search paths
  • Python object inspector tool showing object docstring, code, and values
  • GUI viewers for python data types - more can be easily added
  • Python object importer/exporter system to save and load data easily - new importers/exporters can be added

PTK in action

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