bpython is a fancy interface to the Python interpreter for Unix-like operating systems It has the following features:

  • In-line syntax highlighting.
  • Readline-like autocomplete with suggestions displayed as you type.
  • Expected parameter list for any Python function.
  • “Rewind” function to pop the last line of code from memory and re-evaluate.
  • Send the code you’ve entered off to a pastebin.
  • Save the code you’ve entered to a file.
  • Auto-indentation.

To install it on OS X type “easy_install bpython” at the command line

To run it, type “bpython

Its great for people like me who are still learning python.

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