Projects / Eric


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 an everyday quick and dirty editor as well as being usable as a professional project management tool, integrating many advanced features that Python offers the professional coder. Eric includes a plug-in system, which allows easy extension of the IDE functionality with plug-ins downloadable from the net. Current stable versions are Eric4 based on Qt4 and Python 2 and Eric5 based on Python 3 and Qt4.

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Recent releases

  •  11 May 2014 11:34

    Release Notes: This release adds bug fixes and Python 3.4 compatibility.

    •  11 May 2014 11:33

      Release Notes: This release adds bug fixes.

      •  05 Apr 2014 11:48

        Release Notes: Bugs were fixed.

        •  05 Apr 2014 11:47

          Release Notes: Bugs were fixed.

          •  09 Mar 2014 13:01

            Release Notes: This release adds bug fixes.

            Recent comments

            10 Feb 2012 11:46 jojoh

            code is needed for creating website using visual studio 2008..

            20 Feb 2005 11:19 reflog

            Best free python ide outthere.

            And it keeps getting better with every version.


            18 Feb 2003 07:55 mickey_duck

            MS Visual Studio 6 is required for running under Windows.


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