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Eric is a full featured Python and Ruby editor and IDE, written in python. It is based on the cross platform Qt gui toolkit, integrating the highly flexible Scintilla editor control. It is designed to be usable as everdays' quick and dirty editor as well as being usable as a professional project management tool integrating many advanced features Python offers the professional coder.


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GPLv2orlaterTed Teah8 August 2007

Leaders and contributors

Detlev Offenbach Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
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Software prerequisites

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Required to use Qt PyQt QScintilla

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 August 2007.


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