A Primer on Python for Life Science Researchers

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    Sebastian Bassi is with the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Buenos Aires, Argentina. E-mail:

  • Published: November 30, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030199

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So does the former...

Posted by Winawer on 16 Mar 2008 at 06:47 GMT

The latter provides color-cued syntax and access to Python's interactive mode through an integrated shell.

Emacs has everything described for Kate and much more. It's also got a steep learning curve and a touch of masochism is required to be really good with it, but nowadays I wouldn't use anything else.