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Dynamic Languages and IDEs: What's the Market?

Jul 11, 2008, 00:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen O'Grady)

"For those of you that missed the news, Sun's Ted Leung recently announced that an upcoming version of NetBeans would be supporting the Python language. As he put it, 'Netbeans has really nice support for Ruby and Javascript, so why should Python be left out?' Indeed. Python support, after all, makes DJango developers and Google App Engine users both a targetable audience for the platform. Which is good.

"The trend to add dynamic language support to IDEs is, of course, nothing new. Nor unique to NetBeans; here's a piece written in January of ‘06 about using Ruby within Eclipse..."

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