Wing Python IDE 6.1.2: November 8, 2018

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Wingware has released version 6.1.2 of its family of cross-platform Python IDEs.

Changes in 6.1.2

This release allows creating a new virtualenv from the New Project dialog, implements VI mode inner/all text object operations such as ciw and das, exits VI insert mode when jk is typed rapidly, fixes reporting of top-level exceptions and skipping in pytest, supports goto-definition links in docstrings, allows setting the main debug file from editor tabs and the Open Files tool, remembers current tab in preferences and properties dialogs, and makes many other improvements. See the change log for details.

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Wingware's family of cross-platform Python IDEs make Python development easier, with powerful integrated editing, debugging, unit testing, and project management features. Wing runs on Windows, Linux, and OS X, and can be used to develop any kind of Python code for web, desktop, scientific, data analysis, embedded scripting, and other applications.

Version 6 introduces many new features, including improved multi-selection, much easier remote development, debugging from the Python Shell, recursive debugging, PEP 484 and 526 type hinting, PEP 8 reformatting, support for Python 3.6 and 3.7, ability to create a new virtualenv from the New Project dialog, improved VI mode, support for Vagrant, Jupyter, Django 1.10+ and 2.0, and Windows Subsystem for Linux, improved support for matplotlib, easier Raspberry Pi development, optimized debugger, OS X full screen mode, One Dark color palette, Russian localization (thanks to Alexandr Dragukin), expanded free product line, and much more. For details, see What's New in Wing Version 6.

Wing 6 works with Python versions 2.5 through 2.7 and 3.2 through 3.7, including also Anaconda, ActivePython, EPD, Stackless, and others derived from the CPython implementation.

Wing Pro requires purchasing or upgrading a license, or obtaining a 30-day trial at startup. Wing 101 and Wing Personal are free versions that omit some features.

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You can try Wing 6 without removing older versions. Wing 6 will read and convert your old preferences, settings, and projects. Projects should be saved to a new name since previous versions of Wing cannot read Wing 6 projects.

See also Migrating from Older Versions and Upgrading.