IDEs for Python and Django

As mentioned in the previous post, I’m a big fan of the IDE offerings from JetBrains (and who doesn’t love Prague). Tons of functionality, lightweight (when compared to my old friend Eclipse), lots of plugins and inexpensive.

One trick for any MacPorts users out there (yes, MacPorts, don’t judge), if you launch the application normally, you’ll end up using the system Python:

$ which python

No bueno. To fix this littleĀ inconvenience, PyCharm and PhpStorm offer the ability to create a command-line launcher:

You can then launch the IDE via the command-line and you’ll now be using the MacPorts binaries:

$ which python

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