Author Archives: Paul Everitt

Make sense of your variables at a glance with semantic highlighting

Let’s say you have a really dense function or method, with lots of arguments passed in and lots of local variables. Syntax highlighting helps some, but can PyCharm do more? In 2017.1, PyCharm ships with “semantic highlighting” available as a … Continue reading

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What’s New Webinar, Behind The Scenes

Earlier this month I did a What’s New in PyCharm 2016.3 webinar which toured the new features in 2016.3: Python 3.6, Django, web, VCS, and platform. Rather than a simple feature list, I took a different approach. We received some … Continue reading

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Webinar: What’s New in PyCharm 2016.3, November 30th

Join us Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 16:00 – 17:00 CET (check other time zones) for the free webinar What’s New in PyCharm 2016.3 with Paul Everitt. November 30th, 16:00-17:00 CET Click here for registration PyCharm 2016.3 is the third … Continue reading

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Help us make a great PyCon US tutorial proposal

tl;dr Fresh new tutorial techniques and testimonials solicited PyCon US 2017 is around the corner if you stretch your neck and have good eyesight. More specifically, the deadline for tutorial proposals is right on our doorstep. We’ve been hatching a good … Continue reading

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Next Batch of In-Depth Screencasts: VCS

In January we recorded a series of screencasts that introduced the major features of PyCharm — an overview, installation, editing, running, debugging, etc. In April we did our first “in-depth” screencast, focusing on testing. We’re happy to announce the next … Continue reading

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Material for next week’s tutorial at EuroPython

Next Tuesday at EuroPython 2016 in Bilbao, I’m giving a tutorial Productive Coding with PyCharm. I’m not going to resort to begging you to come to it…oh who am I kidding, PICK ME PICK ME! For my PyCon tutorials over the … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: 10 Tips for Pythonic Code

The recording of our July 6th webinar, 10 Tips for Pythonic Code with Michael Kennedy, is now available on the JetBrains YouTube Channel. Michael’s code used in the recording along with the script for each step in the webinar can be … Continue reading

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Webinar: “10 Tips on Pythonic Code” with Michael Kennedy, July 6

If you’re a Python developer interested in the next step towards Pythonic code, with PyCharm as a productivity boost, then our next webinar is a must-attend. Michael Kennedy, well-known Python podcaster, speaker, writer, and trainer, is our guest for a … Continue reading

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Debugger Interview with PyDev and PyCharm

PyCharm’s visual debugger is one its most powerful and useful features. The debugger got a big speedup in the recent PyCharm, and has an interesting backstory: JetBrains collaborated with PyDev, the popular Python plugin for Eclipse, and funded the work … Continue reading

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PyCharm Migration Tutorial for Text Editors

If you’re a Python developer who uses a text editor such as Vim, Emacs, or Sublime Text, you might wonder what it takes to switch to PyCharm as an IDE for your development. We’ve written a helpful Migrating from Text … Continue reading

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