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Discussion in 'Computing and ICT' started by KevMitson, Dec 15, 2011.
can anyone suggest a good FREE python IDE suitable for teaching ks5
What's wrong with IDLE??
Never written more than a few hundred lines and never taught it, but http://wiki.python.org/moin/IntegratedDevelopmentEnvironments might be worth a read.
As above, I use IDLE at KS4 and, while the KS5 code is longer and more complex, I don't see IDLE being anything other than fine for the job.
I have a few self taught kids who prefer Notepad++ for the familiar markup and shortcuts but no specialist IDE need AFAIC.
Dunno, never used it.